Edgar Allan Poe

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Twenty-First Century Books, Jan 1, 2001 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 112 pages
Lerner Publications and the A&E Television Networks have teamed up to create Biography for young readers. With highly accessible text and engaging photographs, this engrossing collection offers in-depth profiles of some of the world's most interesting figures.

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A good book to suggest for middle school students doing research on Poe. The book is very neatly organized making it easy to find information. It also includes a glossary and section on further readings and websites that may be useful to students. Read full review

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A good book to suggest for middle school students doing research on Poe. The book is very neatly organized making it easy to find information. It also includes a glossary and section on further readings and websites that may be useful to students. Read full review

Contents

Orphaned
7
A Distant Father
13
Soldier and Cadet
25
Baltimore Family
35
No Ordinary Critic
47
A First Mystery
53
Literary Successes
63
Horror
77
Rejection
89
Reynolds
99
Sources
106
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Thomas Streissguth is an author who grew up in the Midwest. He worked in New York in magazines for four years and as a juvenile book editor in Minneapolis for six. He has published about 40 books of non-fiction: biographies, history, geography books, and the like. His title's include: Dracula, Cleopatra, Hoaxers and Hustlers, Jack London, and Vladmir Putin.

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