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User Review  - SeriousGrace - LibraryThing

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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User Review  - sgentr1 - LibraryThing

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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User Review  - DJLunchlady91404 - LibraryThing

Jack reminds me of my eleven year old son. Unsure of his talents, Jack doesn't want to write poetry. the story is told in a series of poems given as a class assignment. At first Jack doesn't want to ... Read full review

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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  - KeriLynneD - LibraryThing

One of the criteria for book battle is a poetry book. I am not a fan of poetry AT ALL so I decided to go with this one. I really love Jack! He so cute and shy but creative. I love how he really grows to love poetry and becomes more confident writing it as the story goes along. Fun and cute! Read full review

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It is a great book but a little slow and kind of confusing.

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I don't like how I can't read the whole book, I mean its a good book but I need to use it for school and have to read the whloe thing

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This book is kind of a ripoff. All Sharon Creech did was type up a few paragraphs and the place enters in parts of sentences to make about two stanzas on every page.

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Aweosome book! I very highly reccomend it for beginners.

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User Review  - Tammyhil - LibraryThing

It surprised everyone, including me, when I cried while reading this book aloud to 5th graders. Read full review


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