Young Readers Meet Abe Lincoln

by Mary Pope Osborne, Illustrated by Sal Murdocca
Random House Books for Young Readers, $12.99, 128 pages

Mary Pope Osborne’s book, Magic Tree House #47: Abe Lincoln at Last!, features the return of adventurers Jack and Annie. The kids are traveling through time to meet Abraham Lincoln. Their mission is to collect an unknown object from the past to help Merlin and his baby penguin. The kids are used to this kind of adventure, so they enjoy the opportunity to meet such a historical figure. Along the way, readers will learn about Abe, the start of the Civil War, life in a log cabin and much more. Fans of the Magic Tree House series will not be disappointed. If readers want to learn more, check out Mary Pope Osborne’s Abraham Lincoln (Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #25) to supplement learning.

Reviewed by Lisa Ard