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Desiderata: Words for Life

Desiderata: Words for Life

Series: Desiderata
by Max Ehrmann Illustrated by Marc Tauss
The inspirational words of Max Ehrmann's timeless poem "Desiderata" have touched millions of readers throughout the world since it was first written in 1927. Now, more than 75 years later, the poem's simplicity and affirmation of life resonate more than ever, offering us-as only the truest words can-wisdom for how to live our lives with dignity, compassion, and faith. Marc Tauss's lyrical photographs, by turns surprising, thought provoking, and beautiful, are a visual poem in themselves.
Ages
7
Interest Level
Grades 5 - 12
Publisher
Scholastic Inc.
Number of Pages
48
Genre
Poetry, Songs, Verse

About the Author and Illustrator

Max Ehrmann
Contributor Image Alt Tag Marc Tauss "Superhero", Marc Tauss's debut as both author and artist, brings every young superhero's fantasy to life through spare text and mesmerizing black-and-white photo-illustrations.

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