Remember Me

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ISBN 9781570916441
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The amazing true story of the young woman who immortalized Lincoln's face in stone. 

Vinnie Ream is a small girl with a giant gift for sculpture. She starts by playing in the Wisconsin clay, but when the Civil War breaks out, her family moves to Washington D.C., setting Vinnie on a whole new path: apprentice to a famous sculptor, depictor of Congressmen and politicians, eventual sculptor of the Lincoln bust. After Lincoln's assassination, she fights doubt and prejudice for the honor of sculpting the full-size statue of Lincoln that now stands in the Capitol rotunda.

Chronicles the life of Vinnie Ream, her apprenticeship as a sculptor and how, after Abraham Lincoln's assassination, she fights prejudice for the honor of sculpting the statue of Lincoln in the Capitol rotunda.
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