Finding Lincoln

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Albert Whitman,
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Louis needs to write an essay for school about young Abraham Lincoln. But it's 1951 in Alabama, and African Americans cannot use the public library. Mama says one day soon they'll be able to check out books, but Louis isn't going to wait! When he makes a brave journey into the "whites-only" library, something surprising and wonderful happens - he meets a brave young librarian. Ann Malaspina's moving story and Colin Bootman's rich paintings evoke the troubles and triumphs of days not long past. Includes a note on the history of racial segregation in public libraries, a brief history of Abraham Lincoln's life, and an "If You Want to Read More" listing.
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Level 4.5, 0.5 Points
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AD: Adult Directed 650L
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Grouping Title finding lincoln
Grouping Author malaspina ann
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2019-06-13 04:48:36AM
Last Indexed 2019-06-18 04:52:10AM

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display_description In segregated 1950s Alabama, Louis cannot use the public library to research a class assignment, but one of the librarians lets him in after hours and helps him find the book that he needs. Includes an author's note with historical information about library segregation in the South.
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subject_facet Alabama -- History -- 1951- -- Juvenile fiction
title_display Finding Lincoln
title_full Finding Lincoln / Ann Malaspina ; paintings by Colin Bootman
title_short Finding Lincoln