HomeGroupsTalkZeitgeist
Hide this

Results from Google Books

Click on a thumbnail to go to Google Books.

Poetry for Young People: Emily Dickinson by…
Loading...

Poetry for Young People: Emily Dickinson

by Emily Dickinson, Francis Schoonmaker Bolin

MembersReviewsPopularityAverage ratingMentions
7471112,453 (4.22)4
None

None.

Loading...

Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you'll like this book.

No current Talk conversations about this book.

» See also 4 mentions

Showing 1-5 of 11 (next | show all)
Poetry for Young People: Emily Dickenson has 36 poems in it. It provides a biography in the beginning and I liked that it also provided definitions to some words that may be difficult for some. The illustrations were beautiful and added to the poetry. It sometimes made it easier to understand the poems. I would be a little cautious of what some of the poems might mean but i would recommend this book to 3rd grade and up. ( )
  aloupe | Apr 22, 2014 |
Fantastic selections. Unlike other books in this series, there are few introductions to each poem. For many, the pictures are sufficient introduction. For others, I wished for a few explanatory words, which are extremely helpful for newcomers to poetry (the intended audience of the series). The artwork is watercolor; adequate but not creative or in any way spectacular. Overall, this isn't one of my favorites in the series, but it is still a nice volume and a good first selection of Dickinson's poetry.
  mebrock | Apr 1, 2014 |
Summary: This is a compilation of poems by Emily Dickinson for "young people." It is obvious that they are old because they are difficult to relate to. The illustrations that went along with the book were very beautiful.

Personal Reflection: I really did not like this book and I'm not exactly that I would want to use it in a classroom. It may actually make the students think that poetry is boring and a thing of the past instead of something fun and cool.

Classroom Extension:
1. This might make a great introduction into a poetry section.
2. This book could be used when learning about historical authors such as Dickinson.

***Poetry***
  TaylorSchettler | Nov 19, 2013 |
Emily Dickinson is a delight to read. Her poems feel light and airy and with grace and beauty she paints little pictures with her words. ( )
  1derlys | Jun 7, 2013 |
This beautiful collection of Emily Dickinson's poetry includes a small glossary at the bottom of the page with definitions of possibly unfamiliar words that occur in the poem. The illustrations are appropriate and lovely.
  chermom5 | Jan 20, 2013 |
Showing 1-5 of 11 (next | show all)
no reviews | add a review

» Add other authors (1 possible)

Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
Dickinson, Emilyprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Bolin, Francis Schoonmakermain authorall editionsconfirmed
You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Series (with order)
Canonical title
Original title
Alternative titles
Original publication date
People/Characters
Important places
Important events
Related movies
Awards and honors
Epigraph
Dedication
First words
Quotations
Last words
Disambiguation notice
Edited by Francis Schoonmaker Bolin. Do not combine with other collections containing different poems
Publisher's editors
Blurbers
Publisher series
Original language

References to this work on external resources.

Wikipedia in English

None

Book description
Haiku summary

Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 043917872X, Paperback)

Journey into the world of Emily Dickinson where ordinary things and occurrences are filled with magical charm and graceful beauty.

(retrieved from Amazon Mon, 30 Sep 2013 14:06:11 -0400)

(see all 3 descriptions)

This is a collection of poems by Emily Dickinson, who used words to paint vivid pictures.

» see all 2 descriptions

Legacy Library: Emily Dickinson

Emily Dickinson has a Legacy Library. Legacy libraries are the personal libraries of famous readers, entered by LibraryThing members from the Legacy Libraries group.

See Emily Dickinson's legacy profile.

See Emily Dickinson's author page.

Quick Links

Swap Ebooks Audio
5 avail.
13 wanted

Popular covers

Rating

Average: (4.22)
0.5
1
1.5
2
2.5
3 7
3.5
4 11
4.5 3
5 13

 

Help/FAQs | About | Privacy/Terms | Blog | Contact | LibraryThing.com | APIs | WikiThing | Common Knowledge | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | 92,360,642 books! | Top bar: Always visible