The Call of the Woods: An Edgar Guest Collection

By Jenny Phillips
Level 11

The name Edgar Guest has been associated with beautiful and uplifting poetry for nearly 100 years. Guest’s poetry about home, family, and nature touched the hearts of readers since his first book was published in 1910. This collection includes poetry on family, homelife, friendship, character, and nature. Also included are some of Guest’s lesser-known essays that tug at the heartstrings just as much as his poetry with his reflections on his own life and experiences. Through his poetry and prose in this collection, Edgar Guest is sure to continue being a household name for generations to come.

This book is integrated with The Good and the Beautiful High School 3 Language Arts Course. This book is also available for purchase as a PDF set at

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