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Informational (nonfiction), 834 words, Level Q (Grade 3), Lexile 850L
Eleven-year-old Grace Bedell changed history when she wrote a letter to Abraham Lincoln with a simple suggestion: to grow a beard. Lincoln responded to her letter and soon after began to grow into his signature look. Why Abe Lincoln Grew a Beard is the delightful story of one little girl's influence on this memorable president. Informative photographs and illustrations provide historical context in this enjoyable nonfiction text.
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