Abe Lincoln: The Boy Who Loved Books

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Aladdin, 2006 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 40 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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Summary: 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 ... Read full review

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User Review  - aholli3 - LibraryThing

I enjoyed this book for two main reasons: the language and the illustrations. Throughout the book, the language was written as if the book were written in the 1800s when Abraham Lincoln was alive. I ... Read full review

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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 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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