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Emily writes : Emily Dickinson and her poetic beginnings / Jane Yolen ; illustrated by Christine Davenier.

Yolen, Jane, (author.). Davenier, Christine, (illustrator.).

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  • ISBN: 9781250128089
  • ISBN: 1250128080
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Christy Ottaviano Books, Henry Holt and Company, 2020.

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In Amherst, Massachusetts, in spring, 1834, young Emily Dickinson uses scraps of paper and a pencil nub to write a poem, before she even knows her ABCs, and shares it with her household and garden. Includes author's note about Dickinson's life and work.
Subject: Dickinson, Emily, 1830-1886 > Childhood and youth > Juvenile fiction.
Families > Massachusetts > Amherst > Juvenile fiction.
Authorship > Juvenile fiction.
Poetry > Juvenile fiction.
Amherst (Mass.) > History > 19th century > Juvenile fiction.
Genre: Fiction.

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