Finding Lincoln

People, Identity & Culture
Race & Racism
Social Justice
Author(s):
Ann Malaspina
Illustrator(s):
Colin Bootman
Age Group:
6-10
Publisher:
Albert Whitman & Company
ISBN:
978-0807524350
Year:
People, Identity & Culture
Race & Racism
Social Justice

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.

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