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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I enjoyed the oil illustrations. - Goodreads
Second, I really like Kay Winters' writing style. - Goodreads
Most of the pages are covered in artwork. - Goodreads

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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)

KAY WINTERS was a teacher and college instructor before becoming a children’s book author. She cowrote the award-winning Abe Lincoln: The Boy Who Loved Books. She lives in Quakertown, Pennsylvania. www.kaywinters.com JEANNIE WINSTON was a textile illustrator and designer of infant bedding before she began illustrating children’s books, which include Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes, and Trick or Treat!, both by Teresa Imperato. She lives in Santa Monica, California. www.jeanniewinston.com

Nancy Carpenter is the prolific illustrator of Apples to Oregon", Abe Lincoln", and Fannie in the Kitchen", as well as several other titles published by Simon & Schuster. She also illustrated Sitti's Secrets", which won the Jane Addams Picture Book Award. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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