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User Review  - tiffanyturner - LibraryThing

Have students explore "the main idea" of Love That Dog. Why didn't the main character want to write poetry in the beginning of the story? Why didn't the character want his teacher to put his name on ... Read full review

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User Review  - Natoya - LibraryThing

This book is a collection of poetry and can be used to teach students a little about how to write poetry. It can be used to show students components of poetry and the different types of poetry. The reading level is a 4.9. Read full review

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User Review  - zahammou - LibraryThing

Love That Dog was such an adorable sweet book that includes some poetry pieces that have humor, sweetness, motivation and even a little bit of sadness. This is a very good book to introduce to the younger students while trying to also introduce the poetry unit, no matter what the age. Read full review

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User Review  - manemeth - LibraryThing

This book is an excellent tool that can be used during a poetry unit. The book will help students think about writing poetry as they follow this story. Read full review

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User Review  - Nall0705 - LibraryThing

o Summary of content/review: This text depicts the unwillingness of the main character, Jack, to read or write poetry, but all that changes once he meets his favorite author, and write about the ... Read full review

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User Review  - SaraJoslin - LibraryThing

Love That Dog is free verse poems compiled together to create a journal like novel written by a boy named Jack who is reluctant to do his teacher's poetry assignments. With each entry the boys ... Read full review

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User Review  - Bookslesstravelled - LibraryThing

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

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User Review  - amkestek - LibraryThing

A boy and his dog. Sad story of friendship. Interesting Perspective. Read full review

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User Review  - RachelHollingsworth - LibraryThing

enlightening, fun poetry collection Read full review

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User Review  - hbcoates - LibraryThing

Sharon Creech just about outdid herself on this one. Who could not LOVE this book? Read full review


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