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 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.