Abraham Lincoln's World

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Abraham Lincoln's World
Lincoln's world cover.jpg
First Edition cover
AuthorGenevieve Foster
IllustratorGenevieve Foster
CountryUnited States
SubjectAmerican history
Publication date
Media typePrint (Paperback)
Preceded byGeorge Washington's World (1941) 

Abraham Lincoln's World is a children's history book by Genevieve Foster. Illustrated by the author, it was first published in 1944 and was a Newbery Honor recipient in 1945.[1]

The book is a continuation of the author's George Washington's World (1941), starting where the earlier book finished, at the start of the nineteenth century. It shows events and conditions in the United States and around the world during the life of Abraham Lincoln, covering politics, business, the arts and more.[2]


  1. ^ "Newbery Medal and Honor Books, 1922-Present". American Library Association. Archived from the original on 29 November 2009. Retrieved 2009-12-30.
  2. ^ The Newbery Companion by John Thomas Gillespie and Corinne J. Naden, p. 134