Abe Lincoln: The Boy Who Loved Books

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Aladdin, Jan 1, 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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I also liked it because it was easy to read. - LibraryThing
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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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Personal reaction: I would have loved this book as a child! I was always fascinated with Abraham Lincoln so this is a biography I definitely would have picked to read. My favorite part of the book was ... Read full review

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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