Teenagers Who Made History (6/9)

When I was a teenager, I read the book ‘Teenagers Who Made History,’ written by Russell Freedman and illustrated by Arthur Shilstone (New York: Holiday House, 1961). It has biographies of various young people who achieved something important as teenagers, including the poet Edna St. Vincent Millay, who won fourth place for her poem Renascence in a poetry contest and publication in ‘The Lyric Year’ in 1912. Many readers praised this poem, and Millay received a scholarship to Vassar College. I wanted to be a writer, and this book encouraged me to pursue my dream.

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