About Emily Dickinson

Emily Dickinson was a female poet who joins Walt Whitman as one of the most influential poets of the 19th Century. In addition to contributing to the literary world, Dickinson was a trailblazer for women and for the creation of …[Continue]

About Beatrix Potter

Helen Beatrix Potter was born in Kensington, London on July 28, 1866. Beatrix Potter was a children’s author, a land owner, a wife, an animal lover, an illustrator, a botanist, and a conservationist. Beatrix Potter is perhaps best known for …[Continue]

About Frank Baum

Frank Baum had many jobs throughout his life. He was an author at a young age; he raised Hamburg chickens. He opened his own store, worked for a couple of newspapers, and was a door to door salesman. Baum also …[Continue]

About William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare is recognized as being the greatest writer of the English language. Shakespeare was a popular playwright of his time. He established the Globe theatre, which was a meeting place and entertainment venue for men and women of all …[Continue]

About Walt Whitman

Walt Whitman is often regarded as the first Urban Poet; his work is considered to be a landmark in the history of American literature. Whitman’s first published work was titled Leaves of Grass, which he initially self published in 1855. …[Continue]

About Anne Frank

About Anne Frank

Anne Frank was a young girl in Amsterdam when the Nazis were invading the Netherlands. Her family was forced to go into hiding. While Anne was in hiding she kept a journal. Her journal was a story of what her …[Continue]