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Abe Lincoln

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Abe Lincoln

Abe Lincoln

By Kay Winters; Nancy Carpenter (Illustrator)

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, Hardcover, 9780689825545, 40pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 2003

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Description
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.


About the Author
Kay Winters was a classroom teacher and a college instructor before becoming a full-time writer. She is the author of Wolf Watch, named to the Bank Street College's Best Children's Books of the Year list, and also an ABA Kids' Pick of the Lists. Other books include Tiger Trail, Did You See What I Saw?: Poems About School, and the Teeny Tiny Ghost series. She loves visiting schools to speak about her books. Kay lives in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, with her husband, Earl. Visit her Web site at www.kaywinters.com.
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