Books by Barry Wittenstein

A PLACE TO LAND by Barry Wittenstein
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 27, 2019

"Gives readers a fresh and thrilling sense of what it took to make history. (author's note, lists of advisers and speakers, bibliography, source notes) (Informational picture book. 7-10)"
The backstory of a renowned address is revealed. Read full book review >
SONNY'S BRIDGE by Barry Wittenstein
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 21, 2019

"Opens the door for further exploration of both man and music. (Picture book/biography. 3-9)"
An appropriately jazzy picture-book biography of African-American musician Sonny Rollins. Read full book review >
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 13, 2018

"Appealingly designed and illustrated, an engaging, fun story about the inspiration and inventor of that essential staple of home first aid. (timeline, websites) (Informational picture book. 4-8)"
The Band-Aid is one of those remarkably useful things that just about everyone has used, but has anyone wondered who invented them and how they become a staple in medicine cabinets all over? Read full book review >
WAITING FOR PUMPSIE by Barry Wittenstein
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 21, 2017

"A grand slam. (author's note, sources) (Picture book. 6-9)"
Bernard is a huge fan of the Boston Red Sox, but the young black boy wonders when they will field a player who looks like him. Read full book review >