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Abraham Lincoln was the first president of the United States to wear a beard. What gave him the idea to grow whiskers may have been a letter he received from an eleven-year-old girl named Grace Bedell. Charmingly told by Karen B. Winnick and illustrated with rich oil paintings that capture the look and feel of nineteenth-century America, here is the true story of the girl whose letter helped to make Abraham Lincoln's face one of the most famous in American history.
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About the Author
Karen B. Winnick is the author and illustrator of Sybil's Night Ride and Mr. Lincoln's Whiskers. She lives in Los Angeles, California.