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Robert Frost (Poetry for Young People)by Gary D Schmidt
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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.
Whether he's capturing a cold New England winter or the simple beauty of an old abandoned house, four-time Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Robert Frost creates magic. This stunning celebration of his best-loved work includes over 25 poems, including “Mending Wall,” “Birches” and, of course, “The Road Not Taken.” Henri Sorensen's gorgeous images perfectly complement each verse.
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About the Author
Editor Gary D. Schmidt is a professor of English at Calvin College and the author of several award-winning middle-grade novels such as Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy (Newbery Honor Medal, Printz Honor Award, Clarion), The Wednesday Wars (Newbery Honor Medal, Clarion), and Okay for Now (National Book Award finalist, Clarion). He lives in a 175-year-old farmhouse in Alto, MI.
Henri Sorensen lives in New York with his wife and daughter. He is a Danish artist whose work can be found in The Very Best of Childrens Book Illustration, published by the Society of Illustrators.
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