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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  - BookConcierge - LibraryThing

This is a slim novel told entirely in verse. Jack is struggling with his English class. It’s bad enough they have to read poems but Miss Stretchberry wants the children to write poems! Cautiously ... Read full review

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User Review  - tburfe1 - LibraryThing

I really enjoyed this book because it was a uniquely written account of a boy who hates poetry. It was light-hearted, and funny at times. The language was simplistic and clear, and the writing flowed ... Read full review

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User Review  - MattM50 - LibraryThing

This book was strange to me at first but it was a very good one. The main character is tasked with keeping a poetry journal and what we the reader are reading is what he is putting in his journal. One ... Read full review

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User Review  - dms02 - LibraryThing

This was a pleasant - quick read (maybe 30 min to an hour). The story is told by a student who is in dialogue with his teacher through a poetry journal. You can only infer what the teacher is saying ... Read full review

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User Review  - mariekagreene - LibraryThing

An elegantly-simple novel. Heart-wrenching and easy to relate to! Would make a wonderful basis for a poetry unit - and significant opportunities for students to practice inferencing. Read full review

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User Review  - scote23 - LibraryThing

I have to say, Sharon Creech books are usually hit or miss for me. I loved Bloomability, but wasn't too impressed by Walk Two Moons or The Castle Corona. This book falls into the love category. Told entirely in poems, a young boy slowly reveals the story of his dog. I laughed and I cried. Read full review

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User Review  - BrittaSorensen - LibraryThing

I love this book! The concept is that this is the poetry journal of a young boy at first seems to hate writing poetry. After his teacher gives him inspiration through great poems and writing ... Read full review

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User Review  - Shelby_Kuzma - LibraryThing

Love That Dog is told from the perspective of a young boy learning about poetry. The child's name is Jack, and Jack is responding to questions from his teacher. Although we never actually know what ... Read full review

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One thing this book is about is a boy who had a dog named sky. sky got hit by a blue muddy car.


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