Tuesday, March 17, 2009

The Tuesday Review: "Abe Lincoln Crosses a Creek, A Tall, Thinn Tale", a must-read non-fiction book

Abe Lincoln Crosses A Creek, A Tall, Thin Tale
By: Deborah Hopkinson and John Hendrix

“Now, here’s an old tale of two boys who got themselves into more trouble than bear cubs in a candy store”…is the opening line to a hilarious, maybe true, story of Abe Lincoln and his best boyhood friend: Benjamin. The two boys do get into a heap of trouble as they attempt to cross a roaring, raging creek! This picture book is a fun way to introduce children to Abraham Lincoln and his noteworthy honesty, courage, and sense of fairness that he shows even as a young boy. Come stop by the new non-fiction shelf to check out this terrific tale!

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