Abe Lincoln

Abe Lincoln Cover

Abe Lincoln

Abe Lincoln

By Kay Winters; Nancy Carpenter (Illustrator)

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

Publication Date: January 1, 2003

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 teacher and a college instructor before becoming a children's book author. She's the author of Whooo's That? A Lift-the-Flap Pumpkin Fun Book, illustrated by Jeannie Winston, andAbe Lincoln: The Boy Who Loved Books, illustrated by Nancy Carpenter, which was a Bank Street Best Book. www.kaywinters.com

Nancy Carpenter, illustrator of many successful picture books, lives in Brooklyn, New York.