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How Kate Warne Saved President Lincoln
How Kate Warne Saved President Lincoln

How Kate Warne Saved President Lincoln

The Story Behind the Nation's First Woman Detective


32 Pages, 8 x 10

Hardcover Picture Book, $16.99 (US $16.99) (CA $22.99)

Publication Date: November -0001

ISBN 9780807541173

Rights: WOR

Albert Whitman & Company (Nov -0001)

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Nominee:2017 Amelia Bloomer List, Early Readers NonfictionIn 1856, when Kate Warne went to see Allan Pinkerton, only men were detectives. But Kate convinced Allan to hire her for his detective agency. She explained that she could worm out secrets where men could not go—in disguise as a society lady! Join Kate on her most important mission—to thwart a plot to assassinate Abraham Lincoln on the way to his inauguration.

Author Biography

Elizabeth Van Steenwyk is the author of more than sixty-five books for children. She lives in California where she and her family run a winery and an alpaca farm. Valentina Belloni attended three years at European Institute of Design in Turin, Italy, and studied juvenile illustration. She currently lives in Turin with her cute, but fat, cats.