Poetry for Young People: Edna St. Vincent Millay

Poetry for Young People: Edna St. Vincent Millay

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"Well-written, engaging introduction...illuminates Millay's personal history and writing... luminous, evocative watercolors...A noteworthy addition to the poetry shelf... both informs and intrigues."—Booklist

"Luminous, elegant illustrations bring these complex and insightful verses to life...all are fresh and alive and will draw readers into the book."—School Library Journal

"A good assortment of Millay's poetry."—Kirkus Reviews

"The watercolor artwork creates atmospheric settings for her words."—Publishers Weekly

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781402772955
Publisher: Sterling
Publication date: 04/06/2010
Series: Poetry for Young People Series
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

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Poetry for Young People - Edna St. Vincent Millay 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
kdebros on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
Not all that I was expecting. The pictures were pretty, but the poems weren't made much more accessible by the book, which displays them as pretty words, but no real insight otherwise. From my personal knowledge of Millay's life and poetry, a student might actually arrive at a false understanding of the poems from the book, and certain contexts, I think wouldn't be appropriate for students to discuss.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago