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)
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.