A Girl Called Vincent by Krystyna Poray Goddu
The Life of Poet Edna St. Vincent Millay

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A revealing glimpse of a gifted poet whose impassioned works and acts are sure to capture the imaginations of young readers.
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Tracing Millay's life from her youth in Maine to the bohemian fervor of her early adulthood in Greenwich Village and Paris, this fancinating biography will captivate middle grade readers. Including photos, full-length poems, plentiful letter and diary excerpts, a time line, source notes, and bibliography, this is an indispensable resource for any young person interested in poetry, literature, or biographies of remarkable people in American history.
 

About Krystyna Poray Goddu

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Krystyna Poray Goddu holds a degree in comparative literature from Brown University. Author of Dollmakers and Their Stories: Women Who Changed the World of Play, she has contributed to American Girl magazine, the New York Times Book Review, and the Riverbank Review of Books for Young Readers and is a regular reviewer of children’s books and writer for Publishers Weekly. She has worked at Woman’s Day magazine and was founding editor of Dolls magazine and cofounder of Reverie Publishing Company, which publishes books on dolls and toys for collectors and children. She has also worked in school libraries and taught writing to middle-school students in independent schools in New York City.
 
Published April 1, 2016 by Chicago Review Press. 224 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction
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Kirkus

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on Jan 20 2016

A revealing glimpse of a gifted poet whose impassioned works and acts are sure to capture the imaginations of young readers.

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Publishers Weekly

Above average
on May 28 2018

Source notes and other resources round out a biography that, while accessible to the target audience, has plenty to offer older readers as well.

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