What Lincoln Said Book
What Lincoln Said Book
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What Lincoln Said

Written by Sarah L. Thomson and illustrated by James E. Ransome

Published by HarperCollins Publishers

Publisher's Summary

Integrates Abraham Lincoln's famous words to tell the story of his life from a farm boy to a lawyer to the President of the United States, illuminating his passions, sense of humor, strength, and flexibility that made him an outstanding leader.

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  • Age Range: 6-9
  • Pages: 32
  • Book Type: picture
  • Publication Date: December 23, 2008
  • ISBN: 0060848197
  • ISBN 13: 9780060848194
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James E. Ransome

James E. Ransome’s highly acclaimed illustrations for Before She Was Harriett received the 2018 Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor. His other award-winning titles include Coretta Scott King Honor Book Uncle Jed’s Barbershop; Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt; and Let My People Go, winner of the NAACP Image Award. He frequently collaborates with his wife, author Lesa Cline-Ransome. Some of their titles include Game Changers: The Story of Venus Serena Williams, which received four starred reviews; My Story, My Dance: Robert Battle’s Journey to Alvin Ailey; and Words Set Me Free: The Story of Young Frederick Douglass. Mr. Ransome teaches illustration at Pratt Institute and lives in upstate New York with his family. Visit James at

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