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Abe Lincoln Grows Up
     

Abe Lincoln Grows Up

by Carl Sandburg, James Daugherty (Illustrator)
 

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A redesigned issue of the beautifully told story of young Abe Lincoln, drawn from the early chapters of Carl Sandburg's original biography, Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years. 5-5/16 X 8. Black-and-white illustrations

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A redesigned issue of the beautifully told story of young Abe Lincoln, drawn from the early chapters of Carl Sandburg's original biography, Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years. 5-5/16 X 8. Black-and-white illustrations

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“[A] readable, heroic biography”—The New York Times Book Review
“Admirers of Mr. Sandburg’s Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years, will be glad of an opportunity to share that uniquely interesting picture of pioneer life with their children . . . confidently commended.”—Saturday Review

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780152010379
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
04/01/1986
Edition description:
None
Pages:
228
Product dimensions:
6.81(w) x 9.23(h) x 0.98(d)
Age Range:
12 Years

Meet the Author

CARL SANDBURG (1878–1967) was twice awarded the Pulitzer Prize, first in 1940 for his biography of Abraham Lincoln and again in 1951 for Complete Poems. Before becoming known as a poet, he worked as a milkman, an ice harvester, a dishwasher, a salesman, a fireman, and a journalist. Among his classics are the Rootabaga Stories, which he wrote for his young daughters at the beginning of his long and distinguished literary career.

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