[PDF / Epub] ✅ Walt Whitman Author Barbara Kerley – Thegreatwallonline.us

Walt Whitman 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.

[PDF / Epub] ✅ Walt Whitman  Author Barbara Kerley – Thegreatwallonline.us
  • Hardcover
  • 56 pages
  • Walt Whitman
  • Barbara Kerley
  • English
  • 27 December 2017
  • 0439357918

10 thoughts on “Walt Whitman


  1. says:

    walt whitman is an odd choice for a children s biography, says me i like his poetry just fine, but at the end of the day, he was a weird little nudist who traveled america writing erotic poems to continue this series, i would like to compile the little golden book of henry miller, and a child s treasury of genet oh, how the parents will cheer me as an added bonus, this book has a little cutout through which you can stick your face or whatever you want to stick through there and pretend tha walt whitman is an odd choice for a children s biography, says me i like his poetry just fine, but at the end of the day, he was a weird little nudist who traveled america writing erotic poems to continue this series, i would like to compile the little golden book of henry miller, and a child s treasury of genet oh, how the parents will cheer me as an added bonus,...


  2. says:

    This is a classy book, and it s beautifully put together, from the cover with a cut out section and all the way through, the telling of the story and the illustrations work together beautifully.Much of Walt Whitman s poetry is included, including complete poems from Leaves of Grass added in at the end of the book It makes me want to pull out my copy of that book I suspect I d have to add my edition to the Goodreads database as it s so old I haven t read anything from it since my teens This This is a classy book, and it s beautifully put together, from the cover with a cut out section and all the way through, the telling of the story and the illustrations work together beautifully.Much of Walt Whitman s poetry is included, including complete poems from Leaves of Grass added in a...


  3. says:

    This isn t a very inspiring biography of Walt Whitman Being that it is for children I shouldn t find this too surprising, but after reading some of the other children non fiction books I was expecting a littleI m sure Brian Selznick worked hard on the illustrations, but they seemed pretty weak Not that his drawing style in his other books is great, but in the Cabinet of Hugo whatever the title is, and the Harry Houdini book they added something wondrous to the story, here they seemed to This isn t a very inspiring biography of Walt Whitman Being that it is for children I shouldn t find this too surprising, but after reading some of the other children non fiction books I was expecting a littleI m sure Brian Selznick worked hard on the illustrations, but they seemed pretty weak Not that his drawing style in his other books is great, but in the Cabinet of Hugo whatever the title is, and the Harry Houdini book they added some...


  4. says:

    It took me several weeks to finally read this book I kept wondering, could one write a picture book biography of The Good Gray Poet in a way that could even slightly convey the heart and soul that sings through his own poetry Well, the team of Kerley and Selznick manage to capture a miracle within the pages of their book I was deeply moved by this lovingly crafted biography, as much an ode to Whitman as it is to the men and women of America for whom he wrote his own poems.The story begins, It took me several weeks to finally read this book I kept wondering, could one write a picture book biography of The Good Gray Poet in a way that could even slightly convey the heart and soul that sings through his own poetry Well, the team of Kerley an...


  5. says:

    Walt Whitman Words for America by Barbara Kerley is a biography that would be great to use in grades 3 through 6 I would use this as a read aloud for grade 3 and maybe 4 then as an independent read for grades 5 and 6 This book would be accessible for all students because there are no emotionally hard topics that they would need to explore Also, this book covers a majority of Whitman s life starting at age 12, so students really get to see how his writing and life progressed In a classroom I Walt Whitman Words for America by Barbara Kerley is a biography that would be great to use in grades 3 through 6 I would use this as...


  6. says:

    This book is a good read for children who are older in age and have been reading on their own for awhile It s a great introductory story of Walt Whitman and his life If a child is interested in American Literature then this would be an awesome book for them to learn a bit of history from I, myself, learned things about Walt Whitman that I didn t know prior to reading this, so I was pleased by the large amount of information that the author packed into a small book I could see a young child b This book is a good read for children who are older in age and have been reading on their own for awhile It s a great introductory story of Walt Whitman and his life If a child is interested in American Literature then this would be an awesome book for them to learn a bit of history from I, myself, learned things about Walt Whitman that I didn t know prior to reading this, so I was pleased by the large am...


  7. says:

    Barbara Kerley did an exceptional job at turning the story of a famous poet s life into that of a hero s Her description of Whitman s life took readers back in time This short biographically styled story gives young readers the opportunity to find meaning in some of Whitman s deepest poems While reading about this time in American history students find out why Whitman wrote the poems he did, his time and important role on the sidelines of the Civil War, and who he was really speaking for thro Barbara Kerley did an exceptional job at turning the story of a famous poet s life into that of a hero s Her description of Whitman s life took readers back in time This short biographically styled story gives young readers the opportunity to find meaning in some of Whitman s deepest poems While reading about this time in American history students find out why Whitman wrote the poems he did, his time and important role on the sidelines of the Civil War, and who he was really speaking for through his poetry Adults as well as, students can enjoy learningabout one of America s most well respected and renowned poet s humble beginnings, honorable life, his poor health and greatly mourned death This text is...


  8. says:

    This is a wonderful picture book for older readers Walt Whitman was a selfless Civil War nurse The illustrations are just beautiful The pages are over sized with an old fashioned design Poetry is incorporated into the pages Walt hoped to be the voice of America one day When the war starts, Kerley makes a large painting of soldiers in their uniforms As the war continues, Kerley shows the relationship between Whitman and his embattled president who he would see on the streets of the capital This is a wonderful picture book for older readers Walt Whitman was a selfless Civil War nurse The illustrations are just beautiful The pages are over sized with an old fashioned design Poetry is incorporated into the pages Walt hoped to be the voice of America one day When the war starts, Kerley makes a large painting of soldiers in their uniforms As the war continues, Kerley shows the relationship between Whitman and his embattled president who he would see on the streets of the capital Whitman is forced to return home because of his health He hears the news about the war being over and a few days later about Lincoln s death Whitman turns to poetry to help himself during this time He wants to turn toward peace and rebuilding This is a wonderful picture book for older readers to become exposed to This story is ju...


  9. says:

    I picked this up to read with my kids for National Poetry Month, and am so glad I did It is beautifully written and illustrateda moving biography of one of the greatest American writers of all time, this book inspires you to celebrate our country and its people exactly as Whitman s poetry and life experiences have for centuries I love that it is kid friendly, yet still something an adult can learn fromand the inclusion of Whitman s poetry throughout is a true gift Bonus the section at I picked this up to read with my kids for National Poetry Month, and am so glad I did It is beautifully written and illustrateda moving biography of one of the greatest American writers of all time, this book inspires you to celebrate our country and its people exactly as Whitman s poetry and life experiences have for centuries I...


  10. says:

    If you don t know much about Walt Whitman, this book is a great starting point It will also make you want to learnor at the very least you will want to readof his poetry O Captain my Captain This would be a great book for introducing Walt Whitman to older students, or as a companion book in a unit about Abraham Lincoln or the Civil War Barbara Kerley s text and Brian Selznick s illustrations work hand in hand to tell the story of Whitman s life Don t skip the author s and i If you don t know much about Walt Whitman, this book is a great starting point It will also make you want to learnor at the very least you will want to readof his poetry O Captain my Captain This would be a great book for introducing Walt Whitman to older students, or as a companion book in a unit about Abraham Lincoln or the Civil War Barbara Kerley s text ...

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