Sunday, July 9, 2017

Review: A Girl Called Vincent

I received a copy of this book from the publisher at ALA in exchange for an honest review. This did not affect my opinion of the book or my review itself.

Title: A Girl Called Vincent
Author: Krystyna Poray Goddu
Publication Date: April 1, 2016
Genre: Non-Fiction/Middle Grade/Biography
Recommended If You Like: biographies of strong smart women, poetry (especially Edna St. Vincent Millay's)

The Book:

Goddu tells the true story of the fascinating life of renowned female poet Edna St. Vincent Millay.

What I Liked:

This book flew by! I finished it in just a few hours. It's absolutely fascinating and really well-written. I closed the book feeling I had learned so much, and had a lot of fun doing so.

Anything I Didn't Like?

There's really nothing not to like about this book. It is aimed towards middle schoolers, but I  feel adults can and should read it too.


I would definitely recommend this book. It's a great, fun way to learn about a fascinating women and be introduced to her poetry.

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