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Desiderata

Desiderata

Series: Desiderata
by Max Ehrmann Illustrated by Marc Tauss, 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
11, 14, 12, 15, 10, 13, 16, 17, 18
Interest Level
Grades 5 - 12
Genre
Poetry and Rhymes

About the Author and Illustrators

Max Ehrmann
Marc Tauss
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. Maleek may be a small boy in a big city, but he's no ordinary kid. He's a scientist and a superhero! So when his beloved city's parks and playgrounds mysteriously disappear, it's up to Maleek and his robot Marvyn to save the day.

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