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Poetry for Young People: Emily Dickinson (Poetry for Young People)by Emily Dickinson
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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 & 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".
Now beautifully redesigned, this Poetry for Young People collection brings us into the world of Emily Dickinson, where even the most ordinary things can turn magical. In addition to a brief biography of Dickinson, more than 35 much-loved poems include “I'm nobody, who are you?” and “I started early, took my dog." Superb, yet always child-friendly, images make this a volume not to be missed.
This introduction to the poetry of Emily Dickinson includes more than 35 of her best-loved poems, accompanied by precise, whimsical illustrations.
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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