In “Thirteen Ways of Looking At A Blackbird,” poet Wallace Stevens takes something familiar—an ordinary blackbird—and by looking at it from many different perspectives, makes us think about it in new ways.
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The Review is the annual education and parenting journal of the Parents League of New York. Authors whose articles have been featured in past issues include Carol Dweck, Jane Goodall, Ned Hallowell, Jane Healy, Wynton Marsalis, Wendy Mogel, Sandra Day O'Connor, Michael Thompson and Alice Waters, in addition to heads of member schools, teachers, and parenting professionals.
The Review is distributed each year in January to Parents League member families and schools and is available for purchase.
Selected articles from past editions of the Review can be found on the Parents League Blog and in our list of Selected Articles from the archives of the Review.
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