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Jonathan W. White

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Jonathan W. White is professor of American Studies at Christopher Newport University. He is the author or editor of 17 books, including A House Built By Slaves: African American Visitors to the Lincoln White House, co-winner of the 2023 Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize. He serves as vice chair of The Lincoln Forum, and in 2019 he won the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia’s Outstanding Faculty Award.

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Historians and the general public regularly rank Abraham Lincoln as America’s greatest president. There is little doubt that he is widely admired for the work he did to end slavery and preserve the Union.

Historians and the general public regularly rank Abraham Lincoln as America’s greatest president. There is little doubt that he is widely admired for the work he did to end slavery and preserve the Union.

In a refreshing shift from his scholarly and popular history books, Jonathan W. White ventures into the realm of children's literature with My Day With Abe Lincoln. This tale, designed to engage 6-10-year-olds, whisks readers on a time-travel adventure to

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