Donald Hall

About the Author: 

Donald Hall, of Wilmot, NH, and Eagle Pond, is one of the country’s most prolific and respected men of letters. Author of many books of poetry and essays, children’s books, short stories, biographies, and memoirs, Don is a local treasure. He was U.S. Poet Laureate from 2006-2007. Not familiar with his work? Start with String Too Short to be Saved, The Ox-Cart Man, and White Apples and the Taste of Stone.

Books by this Author: 
String Too Short to Be Saved: Recollections of Summers on a New England Farm Cover Image
ISBN: 9781567925548
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Published: Nonpareil Books - August 25th, 2015

Donald Hall tells about life on a small farm where, as a boy, he spent summers with his grandparents. Gradually the boy grows to be a young man, sees his grandparents aging, the farm become marginal, and finally, the cows sold and the barn abandoned.

Ox-Cart Man Cover Image
By Donald Hall, Barbara Cooney (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780670533282
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - October 8th, 1979

Winner of the Caldecott Medal

White Apples and the Taste of Stone: Selected Poems 1946-2006 Cover Image
ISBN: 9780618919994
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Published: Mariner Books - December 3rd, 2007

Throughout his writing life Donald Hall has garnered numerous accolades and honors, culminating in 2006 with his appointment as poet laureate of the United States.