A Voice of Her Own: Becoming Emily Dickinson

Book review by Debra Bogart, Common Sense Media
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Lovely first-person narration helps bring Dickinson to life.

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Book Details

  • Author: Barbara Dana
  • Genre: Biography
  • Book type: Fiction
  • Publisher: HarperTeen
  • Publication date: March 1, 2009
  • Publisher's recommended age(s): 12 - 17
  • Number of pages: 16
  • Last updated: July 12, 2017

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