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User Review  - scd87 - LibraryThing

Cute, inspiring story about a boy who does not like poetry and ends up writing poetry, with the encouragement of his teacher. I liked it, but I don't think children would appreciate it as much as ... Read full review

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User Review  - moniabegum - LibraryThing

the boy went to the pet shop to get a pet and found a yellow dog and then 1 day the dog was in the street, and his dog didnt know it was coming. And splat the dog was dead lieing there. so the next ... Read full review

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User Review  - mrpascua - LibraryThing

This is a poetry book about not liking to write poetry and learning how to. The quote that best describes the tone of the verse is "boys don't write poetry. Girls do." Through the course of the story ... Read full review

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User Review  - readasaurus - LibraryThing

I love using this book with late elementary/middle school students who whine at the beginning of a Poetry unit. The main character Jack is like so many of my students who think that "poetry is for ... Read full review

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User Review  - Bookwormeater - LibraryThing

This book is for the students that don't like poetry. There is a boy that doesn't like to write poetry, but the teacher sticks with him and he learns to really like it. Read full review

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User Review  - annikasmith - LibraryThing

This is a book of poetry, but it is also realistic fiction. It is a short story about a boy who starts out hating poetry and the book follows his change of heart towards it. He begins to understand ... Read full review

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User Review  - crystalr - LibraryThing

I liked the book because it shows students that writting can be fun. and that not to be afraid of writting an author or somebody famous. Believe and have faith in your self Read full review

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User Review  - michelleramos - LibraryThing

This book is written like a child's journal. This little boy is communicating with his teacher through his writing journal. He starts out by being really resistant and apposed to the whole process ... Read full review

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User Review  - Daceymay - LibraryThing

the book is good and you will like it too. Read full review

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User Review  - isaacfellows - LibraryThing

Love this book. It makes poetry come alive. Doing a circle reading of the whole book with older elementary children would be fun. Read full review


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