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Love That Dog
Contributor(s): Creech, Sharon (Author)

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ISBN: 0064409597     ISBN-13: 9780064409599
Publisher: Joanna Cotler Books
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Binding Type: Paperback - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: April 2008

Annotation: With a fresh, simple style, acclaimed author Creech tells a story with enormous heart. Written as a series of free-verse poems, "Love That Dog" shows how one boy finds his own voice with the help of a teacher, a writer, a pencil, some yellow paper, and, of course, a dog. Illustrations.
Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | Social Themes - General (see Also Headings Under Family)
- Juvenile Fiction | Animals - Dogs
- Juvenile Fiction | Stories In Verse (see Also Poetry)
Dewey: FIC
LCCN: 00054233
Age Level: 9-12
Grade Level: 4-7
Lexile Measure: 1010(Not Available)
Guided Reading: T (Grade 5)
Physical Information: 0.5" H x 5" W x 7.4" (0.30 lbs) 128 pages
Features: Ikids, Illustrated, Price on Product
Review Citations: PW Notes and Reprints 02/10/2003 pg. 189
Publishers Weekly 02/10/2003
Newsweek 07/13/2009 pg. 57
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 52616
Reading Level: 4.5   Interest Level: Middle Grades   Point Value: 1.0
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Publisher Description:

Room 105 -- Miss Stretchberry

September 13

I don't want to
because boys
don't write poetry.

Girls do. Meet Jack, who tells his story with a little help from some paper, a pencil, his teacher, and a dog named Sky.

Contributor Bio(s): Creech, Sharon: -

Sharon Creech has written twenty-one books for young people and is published in over twenty languages. Her books have received awards in both the U.S. and abroad, including the Newbery Medal for Walk Two Moons, the Newbery Honor for The Wanderer, and Great Britain's Carnegie Medal for Ruby Holler.

Before beginning her writing career, Sharon Creech taught English for fifteen years in England and Switzerland. She and her husband now live in Maine, "lured there by our grandchildren," Creech says.


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