Love That Dog: A Novel
Harper Collins, Dec 23, 2014 - Juvenile Fiction - 128 pages
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.
"I guess it does
From inside the book
ISBN 978-0-06-440959-9 [1. Poetry—Fiction.] I. Title. PZ7.C8615 Lo 2001 00-054233 [Fic]—dc21 CIP AC Typography by Alicia Mikles ❖ Revised Harper Trophy edition, 2008 For Sandy and Jack Floyd Mark and Karin Leuthy Benjamin.
For Sandy and Jack Floyd Mark and Karin Leuthy Benjamin Louise England Rob Leuthy all of whom love love love their dogs. H. JACK ROOM 105—M ISS STRETCHBERRY SEPTEMBER 13 I don't want. With special thanks to Walter Dean Myers and to all ...
A Novel Sharon Creech. JACK ROOM 105—M ISS STRETCHBERRY SEPTEMBER 13 I don't want to because boys don't write poetry. Girls do. I tried. Can't do it. Brain's empty. SEPTEMBER 27 I.
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Is this review a poem If I break up the lines? This book Shows us these questions Also shows us Read full review
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Oddly one of my favorite books as a kid...Probably because I made my mom read it out-loud (every night!) much to her utter dismay! XD Read full review