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Robert Burleigh

Robert Burleigh

ROBERT BURLEIGH has written children's books about many well-known Americans, including Flight: The Journey of Charles Lindbergh and Who Said That? Famous Americans Speak. He lives with his wife in Chicago, Illinois.

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  • If You Spent a Day with Thoreau at Walden Pond by Robert Burleigh; illustrations by Wendell Minor

    If You Spent a Day with Thoreau at Walden Pond by Robert Burleigh; illustrations by Wendell Minor

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Edward Hopper Paints His World

Robert Burleigh; illustrations by Wendell Minor

As a boy, Edward Hopper knew exactly what he wanted to be when he grew up: on the cover of his pencil box, he wrote the words EDWARD HOPPER, WOULD-BE ARTIST. He traveled to New York and to Paris...

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If You Spent a Day with Thoreau at Walden Pond

Robert Burleigh; illustrations by Wendell Minor

In 1845 in Concord, Massachusetts, Henry David Thoreau began a radical experiment: he built a cabin in the woods and lived there, alone, examining the world around him. He spent his days...

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Abraham Lincoln Comes Home

Robert Burleigh; illustrations by Wendell Minor

When Abraham Lincoln was assassinated in 1865, the country grieved for the courageous president who had guided them through the Civil War. Over the course of thirteen somber days, people paid...

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