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Stand tall, Abe Lincoln

Author: Judith St George; Matt Faulkner
Publisher: New York, NY : Philomel Books, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Growing up poor in the backwoods of Kentucky and Indiana, Abraham Lincoln lost his mother before he was ten. But Sally Johnston, who married Abe's father a year later, brought a library of books to their log cabin home and turned young Abe's life around.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Abraham Lincoln; Sarah Bush Johnston Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln; Sarah Bush Johnston Lincoln
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Judith St George; Matt Faulkner
ISBN: 0399241744 9780399241741
OCLC Number: 70831000
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection
Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
Responsibility: Judith St. George ; illustrated by Matt Faulkner.
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Growing up poor in the backwoods of Kentucky and Indiana, Abraham Lincoln lost his mother before he was ten. But Sally Johnston, who married Abe's father a year later, brought a library of books to their log cabin home and turned young Abe's life around.

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A nice addition to any library.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-10-23) Good Permalink

     Story of Abe Lincoln's youth from the tough farmland of Kentucky where a pet pig was one of young Abe's best playmates, through his family's move to Indiana, the sad and early death of his mother when he was just nine years old, and his family's hard times after that--all...
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