Abe Lincoln: The Boy Who Loved Books

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Turtleback Books, Jan 1, 2006 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 36 pages
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In a tiny log cabin a boy listened with delight to the storytelling of his ma and pa. He traced letters in sand, snow, and dust. He borrowed books and walked miles to bring them back.

When he grew up, he became the sixteenth president of the United States. His name was Abraham Lincoln.

He loved books.

They changed his life.

he changed the world.

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User Review  - KristinaCotten - LibraryThing

Summary: An awesome quote from the book "From the wilderness to the White House" I believe is a powerful statement from the end of the book as well as "He learned the power of words and used them well ... Read full review

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User Review  - Karen - Goodreads

I have adored Abraham Lincoln since I first studied Law. This book only reinforces my love. This book provides an excellent introduction to Lincoln for the younger set -- the elementary set. Lincoln's ... Read full review

About the author (2006)

Award-winning author Kay Winters is a former teacher and language arts consultant and now writes books for children full time, including The Teeny Tiny Ghost and This School Year Will Be the Best! She lives in Richlandtown, Pennsylvania, with her husband, Earl. Her website is www.kaywinters.com.

Nancy Carpenter, illustrator of many successful picture books, lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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