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User Review  - LillyHuynh - LibraryThing

This story is a poetry narrative of an elementary boy that shows his feelings of hating poetry to enjoying it. This book hows how children are able to understand that anything can be a poem and that ... Read full review

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User Review  - KennaEmerson - LibraryThing

Title: Love That Dog Author: Sharon Creech This story is a poetry narrative of an elementary boy. The book chronicles his journal entries as he moves from hating poetry to enjoying it, eventually ... Read full review

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User Review  - MelissaSiobhan - LibraryThing

Love That Dog follows a young boy named Jack who is learning to write poetry. At first, he is confused by the poetry that the teacher reads to the class. He explains in his own journal how he thought ... Read full review

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User Review  - AmyKGrey - LibraryThing

This book would be a great one to show students when introducing a poetry unit. It inspires people and shows that anything can be a poem and every person should have confidence in their abilities. It ... Read full review

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User Review  - agrudzien - LibraryThing

Told, ironically, in poetry-like prose, this story is about Jack and how much he hates poetry. Through his English teacher and the examples of thought-provoking poems he reads Jack shares his story through the imagery and sparseness afforded only by poetry. Read full review

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User Review  - melscott - LibraryThing

This novel in verse will prove to boys and girls alike and of any age that poetry is a powerful means to heal wounds and heartbreaks and experience great insight and pleasure. The narrator, Jack, is ... Read full review

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User Review  - jmilton11 - LibraryThing

Genre: Realistic Fiction Age: intermediate, middle school Media: none Review: A young boy goes through the hardship of writing poetry. Once boys get around the intermediate stage, they can definitely ... Read full review

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User Review  - elpowers - LibraryThing

Novel in verse about a boy writing poetry, and it comes out that his dog got run over. Touching,and good for those who don't think that they like poetry. Read full review

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User Review  - erin99 - LibraryThing

Love That Dog is a blank verse piece written by Sharon Creech and published by HarperCollins. It is written in diary format, in the perspective of a young boy who resists poetry assignments from his ... Read full review

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User Review  - bell7 - LibraryThing

Jack doesn't want to write poems, because that's girl stuff. But as he continues writing in his English journal over the course of the school year, he records his reactions to what he's learning ... Read full review


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