Vinnie and Abraham /

"The true story of Vinnie Ream's courage and persistence in the service of art, and in the service of a friend."--Dust jacket, front flap.

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Main Author: FitzGerald, Dawn.
Other Authors: Stock, Catherine, (Illustrator)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:Watertown, MA : Charlesbridge, c2007.
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Main Author:FitzGerald, Dawn.
Summary:"The true story of Vinnie Ream's courage and persistence in the service of art, and in the service of a friend."--Dust jacket, front flap.

Vinnie Ream was a small girl with a giant gift for sculpture. This story chronicles Vinnie's life from her arrival in Washington D.C. at the start of the Civil War through her apprenticeship with a famous sculptor and friendship with Abraham Lincoln. After Lincoln's assassination, Vinnie fights doubt and prejudice for the honor of sculpting the full-size statue of Lincoln that now stands in the Capitol rotunda.

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Physical Description:38 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 21 x 27 cm.
Audience:Ages: 5-8.
Grades: K-3.
Reading L: 5.4.
Awards:A Junior Library Guild selection.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN:1570916586 (reinforced)
9781570916588 (reinforced)
Author Notes:

Dawn FitzGerald is a former teacher and the author of several books for children, including GETTING IN THE GAME (Roaring Brook) and JULIA BUTTERFLY HILL: SAVING THE REDWOODS (Millbrook). She lives in Pepper Pike, Ohio.

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