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Mr. Lincoln's Whiskers

$ 4.97 $ 9.95

Abraham Lincoln was the first President of the United States to wear a beard. What gave him the idea was a letter he received from an eleven-year-old girl from Westfield, New York named Grace Bedell. "Dear Sir," she wrote, " . . . if you will let your whiskers grow I will try to get (my brothers) to vote for you. You would look a great deal better for your face is so thin. All the ladies like whiskers and they would tease their husbands to vote for you . . ."

  • Age Range: 4 - 8 years
  • Grade Level: Kindergarten - 3
  • 32 pages
  • 11 x 8.5 inches
ITEM NUMBER: 4945

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