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Poetry for Young People: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (Poetry for Young People)

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Publisher Comments:

Children instinctively love poetry, with its appealing mixture of rhythm and rhyme. And Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, with his suspenseful narrative verse, deceptively simple structure, and powerful images of 19th-century United States, makes an especially suitable subject for the critically acclaimed Poetry for Young People series. Brilliant, specially commissioned artwork brings to life all the atmosphere, drama, and emotion of his writing: the vital energy of "The Village Blacksmith," the urgency of "Paul Revere's Ride," and the sorrow of "The Wreck of the Hesperus." An opening essay tells of Longfellow's life: his childhood in Maine, his family history (the Longfellows played a major role in New England politics), his success as a professor of foreign languages, and his often-tragic personal life. More than just a biography, it reveals the inspiration for many of Longfellow's most popular works. Nearly 30 poems appear, most in their entirety, including "The Arrow and the Song," "The Rainy Day," "Woods in Winter," "The Forest Primeval" (from "Evangeline"), "Hiawatha's Childhood" (from "Song of Hiawatha"), "A Psalm of Life," and the abolitionist "The Witnesses." As always in this series, supplementary word definitions give children the knowledge they need to fully understand the poems. 48 pages (all in color), 8 1/2 x 10.

Synopsis:

“Schoonmakers careful selection and meticulous editing, and Wallaces luminous full-color paintings...will make Longfellows work more approachable to children. Biographical information and some background on the selections are included. A slim, attractive introduction to a classic American poet.”—School Library Journal.

Synopsis:

Brilliant, specially commissioned artwork brings to life all the atmosphere, drama, and emotion of Longfellow's writing: the vital energy of "The Village Blacksmith", the urgency of "Paul Revere's Ride", and the sorrow of "The Wreck of the Hesperus. More than just a biography, this book reveals the inspiration for many of Longfellow's most popular works. Full color.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780806994178
Editor:
Schoonmaker, Frances
Author:
Wallace, Chad
Editor:
Schoonmaker, Frances
Author:
Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth
Author:
Schoonmaker, Frances
Author:
Wallace, Chad
Publisher:
Sterling
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Literary
Subject:
American poetry
Subject:
Poetry - General
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Poetry / Plays
Subject:
Children's poetry
Subject:
Children's poetry, American
Subject:
Longfellow, henry wadsworth, 1807-1882
Subject:
Poetry : General
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography : Literary
Subject:
STUDY NOTES - Quamut
Subject:
HOME REFERENCE - Decorating TRD HC
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Poetry for Young People
Publication Date:
19981231
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
from 3
Language:
English
Illustrations:
all in color
Pages:
48
Dimensions:
10 x 8.5 in
Age Level:
09-12

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Poetry for Young People: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (Poetry for Young People)
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Product details 48 pages Sterling Publishing - English 9780806994178 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by ,
“Schoonmakers careful selection and meticulous editing, and Wallaces luminous full-color paintings...will make Longfellows work more approachable to children. Biographical information and some background on the selections are included. A slim, attractive introduction to a classic American poet.”—School Library Journal.
"Synopsis" by , Brilliant, specially commissioned artwork brings to life all the atmosphere, drama, and emotion of Longfellow's writing: the vital energy of "The Village Blacksmith", the urgency of "Paul Revere's Ride", and the sorrow of "The Wreck of the Hesperus. More than just a biography, this book reveals the inspiration for many of Longfellow's most popular works. Full color.
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