Love That Dog Sharon Creech

Love That Dog

Author: Sharon Creech
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Book Title
Love That Dog
Author
Sharon Creech
ISBN
9780064409599
The Newbery Medal-winning author of Walk Two Moons, Sharon Creech, brings readers a story with enormous heart. This middle grade book is an excellent choice for tween readers in grades 5 to 6, especially during homeschooling. It's a fun way to keep your child entertained and engaged while not in the classroom.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, and with classic poetry included in the back matter, 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 doeslook like a poemwhen you see ittyped uplike that.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Sharon CreechPublisher: Joanna Cotler BooksPublished: 04/08/2008ISBN: 9780064409599Pages: 112Weight: 0.30lbsSize: 7.40h x 5.00w x 0.50dReview Citations: PW Notes and Reprints 02/10/2003 pg. 189Publishers Weekly 02/10/2003Newsweek 07/13/2009 pg. 57Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 52616 / Love That DogReading Level: 4.5 / Interest Level: Middle Grade / Point Value: 1

The Newbery Medal-winning author of Walk Two Moons, Sharon Creech, brings readers a story with enormous heart. This middle grade book is an excellent choice for tween readers in grades 5 to 6, especially during homeschooling. It's a fun way to keep your child entertained and engaged while not in the classroom.

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, and with classic poetry included in the back matter, 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
look like a poem
when you see it
typed up
like that.



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Sharon Creech
Publisher: Joanna Cotler Books
Published: 04/08/2008
ISBN: 9780064409599
Pages: 112
Weight: 0.30lbs
Size: 7.40h x 5.00w x 0.50d

Review Citations: PW Notes and Reprints 02/10/2003 pg. 189
Publishers Weekly 02/10/2003
Newsweek 07/13/2009 pg. 57

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 52616 / Love That Dog
Reading Level: 4.5 / Interest Level: Middle Grade / Point Value: 1

The Newbery Medal-winning author of Walk Two Moons, Sharon Creech, brings readers a story with enormous heart. This middle grade book is an excellent choice for tween readers in grades 5 to 6, especially during homeschooling. It's a fun way to keep your child entertained and engaged while not in the classroom.

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, and with classic poetry included in the back matter, 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
look like a poem
when you see it
typed up
like that.



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Sharon Creech
Publisher: Joanna Cotler Books
Published: 04/08/2008
ISBN: 9780064409599
Pages: 112
Weight: 0.30lbs
Size: 7.40h x 5.00w x 0.50d

Review Citations: PW Notes and Reprints 02/10/2003 pg. 189
Publishers Weekly 02/10/2003
Newsweek 07/13/2009 pg. 57

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 52616 / Love That Dog
Reading Level: 4.5 / Interest Level: Middle Grade / Point Value: 1