Love That Dog: A Novel
The Newbery Medal-winning author of Walk Two Moons, Sharon Creech, brings readers a story with enormous heart.
Love That Dog shows how one boy named Jack finds his voice with the help of a teacher, a pencil, some yellow paper, and of course, a dog. Written as a series of free-verse poems from Jack's point of view, this novel is perfect for kids and teachers, too.
Jack hates poetry. Only girls write it and every time he tries to, his brain feels empty. But his teacher, Miss Stretchberry, won't stop giving her class poetry assignments—and Jack can't avoid them. But then something amazing happens. The more he writes, the more he learns that he does have something to say.
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... tiger tiger burning bright poem but at least it sounded good in my ears. Here is the blue car with tiger sounds: Blue car, blue car, shining bright in the darkness of the night: who could see you speeding by like a comet in the sky? I ...
A Novel Sharon Creech. Some of the tiger sounds are still in my ears like drums beat-beat-beating. Yes you can put the two blue-car poems on the 9.
A Novel Sharon Creech. Pretend I still have that pet? Can't I make up a pet— a different one? Like a tiger? Or a hamster? A goldfish? Turtle? Snail? Worm? Flea? NOVEMBER 29 I liked those small poems we read today. 14 NOVEMBER 22.