Love That Dog

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Harper Collins, Feb 18, 2003 - Juvenile Fiction - 128 pages

Jack

Room 105 -- Miss Stretchberry

September 13

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I don't want to
because boys
don't write poetry.

Girls do.

Meet Jack, who tells his story with a little help from some paper, a pencil, his teacher, and a dog named Sky.
 

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Watch a boy learn to love writing poetry. At first he comes across as aloof, retorting that only girls are into poetry. Don't tell anyone I can write, he begs the teacher, Miss Stretchberry. Little by ... Read full review

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I thought this was an excellent book. It is such a unique writing style and very easy to read. It is written as a writing journal that gives us only the student’s (Jack) ideas, answers, and questions ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
21
Section 2
23
Section 3
37
Section 4
43
Section 5
47
Section 6
51
Section 7
69
Section 8
83
Section 9
105
Section 10
109
Section 11
123
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Sharon Creech is the author of the Newbery Medal winner Walk Two Moons and the Newbery Honor Book The Wanderer. Her other work includes the novels The Unfinished Angel, Hate That Cat, The Castle Corona, Replay, Heartbeat, Granny Torrelli Makes Soup, Ruby Holler, Love That Dog, Bloomability, Absolutely Normal Chaos, Chasing Redbird, and Pleasing the Ghost, as well as three picture books: A Fine, Fine School; Fishing in the Air; and Who's That Baby? Ms. Creech and her husband live in upstate New York.

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