Warren Truitt

  • Former Senior Children's Librarian at the New York Public Library
  • Music teacher at Mount Olive Primary in the Russel County School District of Alabama
  • Owns and operates "Kids' Music That Rocks," a blog for reviews of family-friendly music and performances
  • Pursuing a Ph.D. in Human Development and Family Studies at Auburn University


Warren Truitt is a former writer for ThoughtCo who wrote about music for kids over a period of three years. Truitt has been a musician and performed with several bands, taught 4th Grade, was a children's librarian for almost 15 years, and is currently in the Human Development and Family Studies doctoral program at Auburn University.

Truitt has covered children's music since 2005, writing for the School Library JournalChicago Parent, and several smaller zines, blogs, and news agencies in New York, Chicago, and Alabama. 


Bachelor of Science, Elementary Education, Auburn University; Master of Science, Library and Information Science, Long Island University. Along with teaching as a primary school music instructor, Warren Truitt is also currently enrolled in Auburn University's doctoral program fora Ph. D. in Human Development and Family Studies.

Awards and Publications

ThoughtCo and Dotdash

ThoughtCo is a premier reference site focusing on expert-created education content. We are one of the top-10 information sites in the world as rated by comScore, a leading Internet measurement company. Every month, more than 13 million readers seek answers to their questions on ThoughtCo.

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population monthly. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone, and recently Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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