Henry David Thoreau

When he was a boy Henry David Thoreau was always somewhat different from his peers, and this state of affairs did not change when he grew up. He was attracted to new ideas and to new ways of looking at the world. He questioned the actions of the government, and he even went so far to refuse to pay his taxes because he did not want his money to be used to pay for a war. Henry David Thoreau wrote a book that had a profund effect on many people all over the world. Find out more about this special man in the books below.
A Year in the Woods

A Year in the Woods

Henry David Thoreau
Illustrator:  Giovanni Manna 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 8 and up
Creative Editions, 2017   ISBN: 978-1568463056
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If You Spent a Day with Thoreau at Walden Pond

If You Spent a Day with Thoreau at Walden Pond

Robert Burleigh
Illustrator:   Wendell Minor 
Picture Book
For ages 7 to 9
Henry Holt and Co. , 2012   ISBN: 978-0805091373
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Henry David’s House

Henry David’s House

Henry David Thoreau
Illustrator:  Peter M. Fiore 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 5 to 8
Charlesbridge, 2006   ISBN: 978-0881061161
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Thoreau at Walden

Thoreau at Walden

Henry David Thoreau
Illustrator:  John Porcellino 
Nonfiction Graphic Novel
For ages 10 and up
Hyperion Books for Children, 2008   ISBN: 978-1423100386
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The Trouble with Henry: A Tale of Walden Pond

The Trouble with Henry: A Tale of Walden Pond

Deborah O'Neal, Angela Westengard
Illustrator:  S.D. Schindler 
Historical Fiction Picture Book
For ages 6 to 9
Candlewick Press, 2005   ISBN: 978-0763618285
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Henry David Thoreau: A biography

Henry David Thoreau: A biography

Milton Meltzer
Nonfiction
For ages 12 and up
Lerner, 2006   ISBN: 978-0822558934
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