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ABE LINCOLN: The Boy Who Loved Books

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

In a moving tribute to the power of books and words, Winters (But Mom, Everyone Else Does, p. 1239, etc.) introduces a young backwoods child who watched "peddlers, pioneers, / politicians, traders, slaves / pass by," down the old Cumberland Trail, until "his ideas stretched. / His questions rose. / His dreams were stirred"—and he was caught with a love of learning that carried him "from the ... Read full review

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User Review  - emilystrong - LibraryThing

well written and illustrated book that we could use to 'kick off' our study of Abraham Lincoln. Simple enough for kids to understand but detailed enough to really give them an insight into his life. Read full review

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User Review  - karen.strachan - LibraryThing

Summary: This book is about Abraham Lincoln. He lived in a one room cabin as a baby in Kentucky. Then, at age two, his family moved to Knob Creek. Abraham went to school there, and learned his letters ... Read full review

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User Review  - JPercival - LibraryThing

Summary: This is a book about the life of our 16th President. The story begins in Kentucky where Abe was born, in 1809, in the famous small, wooden cabin. When Abe was two, his family moved to Knob ... Read full review

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User Review  - we3zmom - LibraryThing

summary: This book begins in Kentucky in 1809. It describes how Abe Lincoln lived his life from childhood until his presidency. This book describes the house that he lives in, as w3ll as, when Abe ... Read full review

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User Review  - CourtneyEdmond - LibraryThing

Summary; This was a story of the life of President Abe Lincoln. It told us about his little schooling and his love for books. Personal Reaction: I really enjoyed this story. It's simple but gives ... Read full review

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User Review  - TraciAlvey - LibraryThing

This story tells about the life of Abraham Lincoln. It describes his life from the time he was born until he became president. It mentioned his love for books over his life of the labor on the ... Read full review

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User Review  - LogannPennington - LibraryThing

I really loved this book about Abe Lincoln because it talked all about the struggles in his life and how he got to where he was. In this book it showed how poor his fmaily was and what they had to do ... Read full review

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User Review  - Johnab1288 - LibraryThing

This book is about Abraham Lincoln and all his great achievements in his life. It talks about his love of books and the power words have. I loved this book because it's a great first biography of ... Read full review

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User Review  - TonyaJordan - LibraryThing

This is a picture book about Abe Lincoln's life until he became President. It tells about his family life and how he went to school for brief periods during his life. Hw helped his father cut wood and ... Read full review


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