cover image EMILY


Michael Bedard, , illus. by Barbara Cooney. . Dell/Dragonfly, $6.99 (32pp) ISBN 978-0-440-41740-8

In a boxed review, PW compared this fictionalized encounter between Emily Dickinson and a young neighbor to "a Dickinson sonnet, a quiet gem: unassuming upon first glance, it is in fact deeply lustrous, with new facets becoming apparent the longer one looks." Ages 5-8. (Oct.)