Middle to Upper Grades
Childhood of Famous Americans
Augusta Stevenson – As a boy, Abe loved books and going to school. He sometimes walked many miles to borrow a book, and many miles to return it. Abe was known for his kindness. Once while on his way to make a speech Abe found a pig stuck in a mud hole. He couldn’t bear to leave it there so he hauled it out and went to deliver his speech in a muddy suit!