Walt Whitman: Words for America
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Annotation: A biography of the American poet whose compassion led him to nurse soldiers during the Civil War, to give voice to the nation's grief at Lincoln's assassination, and to capture the true American spirit in verse.
Catalog Number: #318576
Binding Type: Perma-Bound (from Original Hardback)
Publisher: Scholastic Book Service
Copyright Date: 2004
Edition Date: c2004
Illustrator: Selznick, Brian,
ISBN: Publisher: 0-439-35791-8 Perma-Bound: 0-605-39244-7
ISBN 13: Publisher: 978-0-439-35791-3 Perma-Bound: 978-0-605-39244-1
Dimensions: 31 cm.
Subject Heading: Nurses. United States. Biography. Juvenile literature. Poets, American. 19th century. Biography. Juvenile literature. Nurses. Poets, American.
Reviewing Agencies: Starred Review for Publishers Weekly , ALA Booklist (11/1/04) , ALA Notable Book For Children , Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books , Horn Book (4/1/05) , Kirkus Reviews , National Council For Social Studies Notable Children's Trade , Robert Sibert Honor , School Library Journal , Wilson's Children's Catalog , Wilson's Junior High Catalog
Word Count: 2,764
Reading Level: 5.4
Interest Level: 5-9
Accelerated Reader: reading level: 5.4 / points: 0.5 / quiz: 82893 (11/29/04) / grade: Lower Grades
Reading Counts!: reading level:6.4 / points:3.0