Writing is like cooking, if you spill something, you should make it look like part of the act.
–John Keeble–

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Love That Dog

Author: Sharon Creech
Title: Love that Dog
Publishing information: Harper Collins, 2001, 9-12
Number of Pages: 128
Genre: poetry

Summary of Plot: Jack doesn’t like writing, but with his teachers promptings he tells, through poems about this dog, Sky. This book is filled with poems, originals and classic.
Your Reaction to the book: I thought that this book was going to be boring, but with the poetry it’s entertaining.
Potential Problems: This is a sad and a happy book, so be aware of some sad parts
Recommendations: if you are trying to get kids interested or excited about poetry ask them to read this book.

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