Books by Walt Whitman

WALT WHITMAN by Walt Whitman
by Walt Whitman, edited by Karen Karbiener, illustrated by Kate Evans
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2017

"Though Whitman's sophisticated 19th-century vocabulary may tax today's youth, this dynamic volume proves a seminal addition to any library. (glossed terms in margins) (Picture book/poetry. 10-16)"
The third installment in the hard-core Poetry for Kids series again weds top-notch scholarship with visual artistry in introducing children to the poetic wonders of another American treasure: Walt Whitman. Read full book review >
LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF JACK ENGLE by Walt Whitman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 17, 2017

"Of great literary-historical interest, mostly because of its author and provenance but also for its treatment of contemporary social themes."
Long-unknown, originally pseudonymous novel by the canonical American poet, who incorporated some of its themes into his nascent poetic cycle, Leaves of Grass. Read full book review >
WHEN I HEARD THE LEARN’D ASTRONOMER by Walt Whitman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2004

"Adults may appreciate this more than children, but it's a lovely tribute to Whitman's poem nonetheless. (Picture book. 8-10)"
Einstein stated, "We should take care not to make the intellect our god; it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality." Read full book review >
I HEAR AMERICA SINGING by Walt Whitman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 25, 1991

"Attractive, but not essential where budgets are limited. (Poetry/Picture book. 5- 10)"
The great 19th-century poet's paean to workers, illustrated, line by line, in pleasing double spreads (they look like linoleum prints) in rich, slightly muted, beautifully balanced colors. Read full book review >