Walt Whitman: Words for America

Here are some new biographies for kids that are worth taking a look at. Walt Whitman: Words for America by Barbara Kerley is an exuberant picture-book biography that focuses on Whitman's formative years and his selfless work as a Civil War nurse. Reaching for the Moon by Buzz Aldrin recounts episodes in Mr. Aldrin’s life that influenced his choice to become part of the space program. Where Washington Walked by Raymond Bial briefly recounts the life of Washington with reference to the places he lived and worked. And in Don’t Tell the Girls by Patricia Giff, Giff reflects on her childhood and her family, going back through several generations. All for Ages 6-10.