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User Review  - HeatherLINC - LibraryThing

This was a sweet story. Young Jack's voice was so real and captured the opinion of many students, especially boys, when it came to writing poetry. However, thanks Ms Stretchberry's gentle guidance ... Read full review

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User Review  - alaina.loescher - LibraryThing

This was a heart wrenching, yet fun, read. The book goes by super quickly and I think that it would be a great read for any student interested in poetry-- or even one that is reluctant to try it out. The story is sweet and it teaches that art can be both beautiful and cathartic. Read full review

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User Review  - Auntie-Nanuuq - LibraryThing

A very clever book written in poetry form. About Jack who at first is hesitant about writing poetry. Then shy he writes anonymously. Jack gets a dog his creativity blooms his classmates are in awe ... Read full review

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User Review  - engpunk77 - LibraryThing

Of course this is warm and adorable, this journal of poems that shows the development of young student. You want to just hug this kid and praise the teacher, shout from the roof-tops, YES! POETRY! But ... Read full review

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User Review  - Tahleen - LibraryThing

Lovely verse novel written by the incomparable Sharon Creech. I have to say, I'm a bigger fan of her prose novels, but this little volume has a lot going on. Jack is working through some stuff by ... Read full review

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User Review  - Mcs018 - LibraryThing

Very good book to show that not everyone enjoys writing poetry. This book will entice students because of the funny banter that goes on during the poems. Read full review

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User Review  - JMRosecrans - LibraryThing

Reading this book made me smile. It portrays the growth and development of students as the school year goes on. At first, the young boy in the story is reluctant to write poetry. Later he is moved to ... Read full review

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User Review  - TiffanyHickox - LibraryThing

I had actually heard a portion of this book in a college class - I believe in children's lit but it may have been intro to poetry - and had enjoyed the portions I heard. The book was a combination of ... Read full review

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User Review  - akmargie - LibraryThing

Didn't love it but then didn't hate. I want to like novels in verse but it's just not my thing. Read full review

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User Review  - michelleannlib - LibraryThing

Love That dog is a nice introduction to poetry for younger readers. A good choice for reluctant readers as the book is a quick read. Read full review


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