Biography Juvenile literature
|提及的人：||Walt Whitman; Walt Whitman; Walt Whitman|
Barbara Kerley; Brian Selznick
|獎賞：||Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Honor, 2005.
Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2005.
|針對讀者群：||Interest age level : Ages 7-10.|
|描述：||1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 31 cm.|
|責任：||by Barbara Kerley ; illustrated by Brian Selznick.|
Overview: 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.
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