Postcards to Father Abraham
When sixteen-year-old Meghan loses her leg to cancer and her brother to Vietnam, she expresses intense anger in postcards which she writes to her idol, Abraham Lincoln.
Family Relationships; Disability and Health; Family member death; Physical disability; Illness; death of a mother; acquired limb difference/amputation; missing leg; cancer
Middle and Junior High School Library Catalog, Ninth Edition, 2005
Middle And Junior High School Library Catalog, Supplement to the Eighth Edition, 2001
School Library Journal Book Review Stars, 2000 Grades 5 Up
Abraham Lincoln; self-acceptence; runner; Springfield, Illinois; Vietnam War; writing; postcards
Lewis, Catherine, "Postcards to Father Abraham" (2000). Diverse Families. 1597.