The pioneering team that brought you the Caldecott Honor-winning THE DINOSAURS OF WATERHOUSE HAWKINS focuses their remarkable skills and vision on Walt Whitman--poet, American, Civil War hero. Did you know that poet Walt Whitman was also a Civil War nurse? Devastated by his country dividing and compelled to service by his brother's war injury, Walt nursed all soldiers-Union & Confederate, black & white. By getting to know them through many intense and affecting experiences, he began to see a greater life purpose: His writing could give these men a voice, & in turn, achieve his greatest aspiration--to capture the true spirit of America. Dramatic, powerful, & deeply moving, this consummate portrait of Whitman will inspire readers to pick up their pens & open their hearts to humanity.
Winner of the Sibert Honor
- प्रतिलिपि अधिकार:
- 2004 Barbara Kerley
- Book Quality:
- Scholastic, Incorporated
- Date of Addition:
- Biographies and Memoirs, Children's Books, History, Nonfiction,
- Usage Restrictions:
- This is a copyrighted book.
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