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Krystyna Poray Goddu

Krystyna Poray Goddu holds a degree in comparative literature from Brown University. Author of A Girl Called Vincent, Dollmakers and Their Stories: Women Who Changed the World of Play and coauthor of Krysia, she has contributed to American Girl magazine, the New York Times Book Review, and the Riverbank Review of Books for Young Readers and is a regular reviewer of children's books and writer for Publishers Weekly. She has worked at Woman's Day magazine and was founding editor of Dolls magazine and co-founder of Reverie Publishing Company, which publishes books on dolls and toys for collectors and children. She has also worked in school libraries and taught writing to middle-school students in independent schools in New York City.
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A Girl Called Vincent
A Girl Called Vincent (5 Formats) ›
By Krystyna Poray Goddu
Cloth Price 18.99

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Published Apr 2016

Tracing Millay's life from her youth in Maine to the bohemian fervor of her early adulthood in Greenwich Village and Paris, this fancinating biography will captivate middle grade readers. Including photos, full-length poems, plentiful letter and diary excerpts, a time line, source notes, and bibliography, this is an indispensable resource for any young person interested in poetry, literature, or biographies of remarkable people in American history.
Krysia (4 Formats) ›
By Krystyna Mihulka, By Krystyna Poray Goddu
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Published Jan 2017

Few people are aware that in the aftermath of German and Soviet invasions and division of Poland, more than 1.5 million people were deported from their homes in Eastern Poland to remote parts of Russia. Half of them died in labor camps and prisons or simply vanished, some were drafted into the Russian army, and a small number returned to Poland after the war. Those who made it out of Russia alive were lucky—and nine-year-old Krystyna Mihulka was among them. In this childhood memoir, Mihulka tells of her family's deportation, under cover of darkness and at gunpoint, and their life as prisoners on a Soviet communal farm in Kazakhstan, where they endured starvation and illness and witnessed death for more than two years. This untold history is revealed through the eyes of a young girl struggling to survive and to understand the increasingly harsh world in which she finds herself.