“An interesting subject, but merely adequately handled.”Allison wrote this review Sunday, May 5, 2013. ( reply | permalink ) Was this review helpful? Yes | No
“These poems harvested from archival records of the great Nebraska blizzard of 1888 known as the Schoolchildren's Blizzard are masterfully told in alternating narratives only identified as "A Woman's Voice" and "A Man's Voice". Ted Kooser brings these memories to life in all their tragedy and mundanity.
“Moving and beautiful telling of the blizzard that hit the northern plains at the turn of the century. Ted Kooser is quite the master of using the most ordinary language in a most extraordinary way.”smcalli1 wrote this review Tuesday, May 5, 2009. ( reply | permalink ) Was this review helpful? Yes | No
“Very powerful moving poems about what it was like to survive the Children's Blizzard of 1888 on the great plains. ”Carrie F wrote this review Monday, October 6, 2008. ( reply | permalink ) Was this review helpful? Yes | No
“I love this collection of poems! Based on letters and journal entries during a blizzard in Nebraska. I read this in one sitting. I read it again and again and can enter into different characters. Short and simple and beautiful! ”Rachel Doll wrote this review Friday, February 1, 2008. ( reply | permalink ) Was this review helpful? Yes | No