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User Review  - goldstars - LibraryThing

Summary-Love That Dog is a collection of notes, thoughts, and poems written by a boy named Jack to his teacher, Mrs. Stretchberry. Jack is reluctant, at first, to write any poetry. He dislikes much of ... Read full review

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User Review  - 4sarad - LibraryThing

A VERY quick read... finished it in less than an hour. I think all students can relate to Jack, the main character. He's being forced to write poems and he does NOT like poetry, and anyways only girls ... Read full review

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User Review  - princessofthesea - LibraryThing

Subject Area: Language Arts Genre: Poetry Critique/Summary: The entire book is a type of narrative poetry with sections of lyrical poetry thrown in. The author tells the story from the point of view ... Read full review

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User Review  - mmuncy - LibraryThing

Love That Dog by Sharon Creech- This is a book written as poetry. Jack’s teacher is trying to get him to write poetry, but he doesn’t think he can do it. As the story progresses Jack slowly lets the ... Read full review

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User Review  - jyasinchuk - LibraryThing

At it's best Love that Dog is a story about how poetry (and the love of it) can inspire writing and reading in individuals!. While the young protagonist, Jack, declares to his teacher that he does not ... Read full review

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User Review  - mkschoen - LibraryThing

Seriously? Best book of poetry I ever read. I cried. Also apparently I have the brain of a teenage boy, but whatever.(these are clearly the poems being written by a boy told to write them for class, but then we learn about dead dog, he invites famous poet to class). Read full review

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User Review  - EmilyWilhite - LibraryThing

Review: This book is a good example of poetry because it is characterized by poetry form and includes poetry elements such as symbolism and layered meanings. The poetry is written in a diary of a ... Read full review

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User Review  - ababe92 - LibraryThing

This book had really good poems in it, and it had a wide variety also. I recommend this book to children who like poetry. Read full review

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User Review  - debnance - LibraryThing

Jack says, "Boys don't write poetry." But,slowly, with the encouragement of his teacher, Jack finds that he canwrite poetry. Read full review

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User Review  - Heron.Rose - LibraryThing

This was a very funny poetry book. I recommend this to anybody who likes poetry. Read full review


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