Abe Lincoln's Dream

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Macmillan, Oct 16, 2012 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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From the bestselling author of It's a Book comes a funny, touching tale about the legacy of America's greatest president.

When a schoolgirl gets separated from her tour of the White House and finds herself in the Lincoln bedroom, she also discovers the ghost of the great man himself. Together they embark on a journey across the country to answer Lincoln's questions and quiet his concerns about the nation for which he gave his life. This wholly original tale is signature Lane Smith; Abe Lincoln's Dream is funny, touching, and surprising in a way only possible from this master picture book creator.

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User Review  - Emackay24 - LibraryThing

When a young girl gets lost on a White House tour, she runs into the ghost of Abraham Lincoln and gives him a tour of how our country has been coming along since he was president. Read full review

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User Review  - qrennaker - LibraryThing

This book about a little girl and discovery of the ghost of Abe Lincoln while visiting the White House and their subsequent journey across the nation flying togethr while she answers all the questions ... Read full review

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About the author (2012)

Lane Smith is author and illustrator of the national bestsellers It's a Book, John, Paul, George & Ben, and Madam President, as well as the Caldecott Honor book Grandpa Green. He has illustrated books by Dr. Seuss, Roald Dahl, Jack Prelutsky, Florence Parry Heide, and Jon Scieszka, including The Stinky Cheese Man, for which he received a Caldecott Honor award. He lives in Connecticut with his wife, book designer Molly Leach.