Eerdmans Books for Young Readers: July 2008
2009 Caldecott Honor BookAn ALA Notable BookA New York Times Best Illustrated Children's BookA Charlotte Zolotow Honor BookNCTE Notable Children's Book
When he wrote poems, he felt as free as the Passaic River as it rushed to the falls. Willie's notebooks filled up, one after another. Willie's words gave him freedom and peace, but he also knew he needed to earn a living. So he went off to medical school and became a doctor -- one of the busiest men in town Yet he never stopped writing poetry. In this picture book biography... View More...