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Author Gigliotti, Jim, author.

Title Who was Edgar Allan Poe? / by Jim Gigliotti ; illustrated by Tim Foley.

Publication Info. New York : Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Random House, [2015]
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 95th Street Juvenile Nonfiction  J BIO POE    AVAILABLE
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Description 105 pages : illustrations, map, portraits, facsimiles ; 20 cm.
Series WHO WAS...? Series
Who was--?
Summary Filled with broken hearts and black ravens, Edgar Allan Poe's ghastly tales have delighted readers for centuries. Born in Boston in 1809, Poe was orphaned at age two. He was soon adopted by a Virginia family who worked as tombstone merchants. In 1827 he enlisted in the Army and subsequently failed out of West Point. His first published story, The Raven, was a huge success, but his joy was overshadowed by the death of his wife. Poe devoted his life to writing and his tragic life often inspired his work. He is considered to be the inventor of detective fiction and the father of American mystery writers. His work continues to influence popular culture through films, music, literature, and television.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 104-105).
Audience 870L Lexile
Note 870L Lexile
Study Program Accelerated Reader MG 6.0 1 176432
Note Accelerated Reader MG 6.0 1 176432
Subject Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849 -- Juvenile literature.
Authors, American -- Maryland -- Baltimore -- Juvenile literature.
Authors, American -- 19th century -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Poets, American -- Maryland -- Baltimore -- Juvenile literature.
Added Author Gigliotti, Jim, author.
Foley, Tim, illustrator.
ISBN 9780448483115 (pbk.)
0448483114 (pbk.)
9781480691995 (Paw Prints)
1480691992 (Paw Prints)
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