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Diamond Willow

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Twelve-year-old Willow would rather blend in than stick out. But she still wants to be seen for who she is. She wants her parents to notice that she is growing up. She wants her best friend to like her better than she likes a certain boy. She wants, more than anything, to mush the dogs out to her grandparents house, by herself, with Roxy in the lead. But sometimes when its just you, one mistake can have frightening consequences . . . And when Willow stumbles, it takes a surprising group of friends to help her make things right again.

Using diamond-shaped poems inspired by forms found in polished diamond willow sticks, Helen Frost tells the moving story of Willow and her family. Hidden messages within each diamond carry the reader further, into feelings Willow doesnt reveal even to herself.

Diamond Willow is a 2009 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.

Synopsis:

Using diamond-shaped poems, Helen Frost tells the moving story of Willow and her family.

About the Author

HELEN FROST is the author of many award-winning books for children and young adults including:
Keesha’s House, a Printz Honor Book, The Braid, an ALA Best Book for Young Adults and a Lee Bennett Hopkins Poetry Award Honor Book, and Crossing Stones. She is the recipient of a 2009-2010 National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Poetry. She has lived and taught in Alaska, and now lives in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
www.helenfrost.net

Product Details

ISBN:
9780312603830
Author:
Frost, Helen
Publisher:
Square Fish
Subject:
Animals - Dogs
Subject:
Family/General (see also headings under Social Issues)
Subject:
Social Issues - New Experience
Subject:
Poetry : General
Subject:
Children s-General
Subject:
Stories in Verse
Subject:
Social Issues - Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Middle-Grade Fiction
Publication Date:
20110531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 5 up to 9
Language:
English
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
7.69 x 5.4 x 0.36 in
Age Level:
from 10 up to 14

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