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Poetry for Young People: Emily Dickinson (Poetry for Young People)
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Includes more than 35 of Dickinson's best loved poems, including "I'm nobody, who are you?" and "I started early, took my dog." "The choice of...Emily Dickinson is a good one....Chi Chung's illustrations...are precise and sometimes whimsical....Attractive and inviting....will give young readers something special."--Quill and Quire. "Bolin's four-page introduction describes and explains Emily Dickinson's odd life style and creative productivity....prettily colored watercolors."--LJ. "...footnotes glossing antiquated diction are well-handled and the precis on Dickinson's church-hymnal metric is a model of its kind."--Washington Post. ". . . shot through with magical charm and graceful beauty . . ."--Buzz Weekly. 48 pages (all in color), 8 1/2 x 10.
Includes more than 35 of Dickinson's best loved poems, including "I'm nobody, who are you?" "I dwell in possibility", "She sweep with many colored brooms", and "I started early, took my dog".
This anthologyand#8212;now with a new cover and a fresh redesignand#8212;makes an especially gorgeous addition to the bestselling, critically acclaimed series. Two "Poetry for Young People" veterans have combined talents to create an absolutely charming collection, perfect for the classroom or to read aloud at home. With works by such poets as Shakespeare, Langston Hughes, e.e. cummings, and Nikki Giovanni, plus haikus for every season, it spans the year exquisitely.
Well-known for his spine-tingling, spooky stories, Edgar Allan Poe was also a master at writing haunting, deliciously macabre poems. Children will enjoy 13 of his versesand#8212;including two of Poe's most famous, "The Raven" and "Annabel Lee"and#8212;along with excerpts from eight of his most popular tales, such as and#8220;The Tell-Tale Heart,and#8221; and#8220;The Pit and the Pendulum,and#8221; and and#8220;The Cask of Amontillado.and#8221;
Includes bibliographical references (p. 48) and index.
About the Author
Frances Schoonmaker Bolin is Associate Professor of Education and Director of the Preservice Program in Childhood Education in the Department of Curriculum and Teaching at Teachers College, Columbia University. Along with Emily Dickinson, she edited Carl Sandburg in our Poetry for Young People series. Bolin lives in New York City.
Chi Chung's illustrations have been published in numerous children's books, including Lucky New Year! by Mary Man-Kong (Golden Books). She lives in New York City.
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