Poems Every Child Should Know

Poems Every Child Should Know

by Mary E. Burt

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Overview

Contains over 180 poems from classic authors and various times.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940014604659
Publisher: Mundus Publishing
Publication date: 07/06/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 901 KB
Age Range: 3 - 5 Years

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Poems Every Child Should Know 2.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Pamela Hoffman More than 1 year ago
DO NOT BUY THE EBOOK. It is horrible! The table of content does not work. All content flows together. The page number is not consistent with the paper book. I cannot find where the poems begin. I tried to cancel the order. B&N, let me tell you, Amazon would have let me cancel right away! I am disappointed by the content, & that I cannot cancel easily. This will be my last ebook purchase. I hope it was worth it B&N
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Mary E. Burt was an educator who believed in giving young minds the best that the ages have left us. Her introductions evoke an America where children memorize poems or quite sophisticated prose passages in anticipation of the day they would get to recite, no doubt to much encouragement and applause. And what American children were reciting gives a glimpse of the character of the men and women of that time. There's a reason Longfellow was America's most popular poet. We have rejected the sort of earnestness and moral uplift that Longfellow and Burt espouse. But these poems remain fun to read. They are clear. They are didactic or, in Burt's words, "heroic." Burt was of the school of Emerson and Whitman, whom she quotes. It is the great mind that unites us and great poetry is the purest experience of that.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book isint what i exspected.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Its an ok book good thing is the sample is 61 pages