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Publisher Comments:

Newbery Medal Winner Sharon Creech's remarkable novel about how words can change your life.

With a fresh and deceptively simple style, acclaimed author Sharon Creech tells a story with enormous heart. Written as a series of free-verse poems from a young student's point of view, 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.

Synopsis:

Jack hates poetry. Only girls write it and every time he tries to, his brain feels empty. But his teacher, Ms. 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 he does have something to say.

With a fresh and deceptively simple style, acclaimed author Sharon Creech tells a story with enormous heart. Written as a series of free-verse poems from Jack's point of view, "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.

About the Author

Sharon Creech is the author of the Newbery Medal winner Walk Two Moons and the Newbery Honor Book The Wanderer. Her other work includes the novels The Great Unexpected, The Unfinished Angel, Hate That Cat, The Castle Corona, Replay, Heartbeat, Granny Torrelli Makes Soup, Ruby Holler, Love That Dog, Bloomability, Absolutely Normal Chaos, Chasing Redbird, and Pleasing the Ghost, as well as three picture books: A Fine, Fine School; Fishing in the Air; and Who's That Baby? Ms. Creech and her husband live in Maine.

Scott Wolf's theatre credits include Side Man on Broadway, Far East, and Dead End at the Williamstown Theatre Festival. His movies include White Squall and The Evening Star. For six seasons he was seen as Bailey Salinger on Party of Five on Fox Television.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780060852788
Read:
Wolf, Scott
Publisher:
HarperFestival
Read by:
Wolf, Scott
Read:
Wolf, Scott
Author:
Creech, Sharon
Author:
Wolf, Scott
Author:
Wolf Scott
Author:
by Sharon Creech
Subject:
Audiobooks
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Animals - Dogs
Subject:
Social Situations - General
Subject:
Poetry
Subject:
Children s All Ages - Fiction - General
Subject:
Social Issues - General
Subject:
Novels in verse
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction-General
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction
Edition Description:
Audio
Publication Date:
20060314
Binding:
CD-audio
Grade Level:
Children/juvenile
Language:
English
Dimensions:
5.00x5.50x.39 in. .20 lbs.
Media Run Time:
060
Age Level:
09-12

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Product details pages Harper Children's Audio - English 9780060852788 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Jack hates poetry. Only girls write it and every time he tries to, his brain feels empty. But his teacher, Ms. 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 he does have something to say.

With a fresh and deceptively simple style, acclaimed author Sharon Creech tells a story with enormous heart. Written as a series of free-verse poems from Jack's point of view, "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.

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