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  - aelmer - LibraryThing

"Abe Lincoln's Dream" tells the story of a group of students touring the White House. One girl, runs into Abraham Lincoln's ghost, and takes him on a journey to show him just how much the world has ... Read full review

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User Review  - krbarton - LibraryThing

This is a great book which shows children important places in the United States. The illustration is very interesting and appealing to children. It also uses a variety of fonts which makes it a fun and unique read. Would be great to use in a history lesson with young students. 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.