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Poetry for Kids: Walt Whitman

Poetry for Kids: Walt Whitman

by Walt Whitman, Ed. Karen Karbiener

Introduce children to the work of celebrated American poet Walt Whitman! Carefully chosen for kids, 35 illustrated poems are presented and explained by New York University professor Karen Karbenier, PhD, a Whitman expert. Walt Whitman includes enlightening commentary for each poem, definitions of key words, and a foreword by the expert. Vibrant illustrations invigorate the poetry. Starting off with “I Hear America Singing,” the collection includes excerpts from “Song of Myself,” “O Captain! My Captain!”, poems from Leaves of Grass, and many more thought-provoking, descriptive, and kid-friendly selections.


Ages: 8-12
Illustrated by: Kate Evans
ISBN: 9781633221505
Price: $14.95
Published by: Quarto Children's Group USA

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