Walt Whitman

Walt Whitman

Words for America

Book - 2004
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From the time he was a boy, Walt Whitman loved words. In this dramatic, true story, you can travel with through a young America, read his poetry celebrating a nation and it's people, experience his life-altering work in the Civil War, and discover that there are many ways to love and honor your country.Meticulously researched and documented, and fueled by Kerley and Selznick's trademark passion, Walt Whitman: Words for America is the consummate portrait of a man and an artist who is a symbol of America. His powerful and deeply affecting story -- brought stunningly, imaginatively to life in words and pictures -- will inspire readers of all ages to pick up their pens and open their heart to humanity.
Publisher: New York : Scholastic Press, c2004.
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780439357913
Branch Call Number: j B WHITMAN
Characteristics: 1 volumes (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 31 cm.
Additional Contributors: Selznick, Brian


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Walt Whitman traveled through America to write poems celebrating America and her people, capturing the spirit of the nation in the middle of the 1800’s. Picture book format with full-color illustrations.


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