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GENRES: Novels in Verse


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Love that dog Juvenile Book Love that dog

Creech, Sharon.
J CREECH

A young student, who comes to love poetry through a personal understanding of what different famous poems mean to him, surprises himself by writing his own inspired poem.



Naked bunyip dancing Juvenile Book Naked bunyip dancing

Herrick, Steven.
J HERRICK

This novel in verse follows the school year of Australian students in classroom 6C, as their unconventional teacher encourages them to discover their own strengths and talents and then perform in a memorable concert.



Out of the dust Juvenile Book Out of the dust

Hesse, Karen.
J HESSE

In a series of poems, fifteen-year-old Billie Jo relates the hardships of living on her family's wheat farm in Oklahoma during the dust bowl years of the Depression.



Summerhouse time Juvenile Book Summerhouse time

Spinelli, Eileen.
J SPINELL

The approach of summerhouse time at the beach brings back good memories of this annual tradition, of aunts, uncles, cousins, and grandparents cleaning, laughing, eating, playing, and relaxing.



The way a door closes Juvenile Book The way a door closes

Smith, Hope Anita.
J 811.6 SMITH

In this beautifully written and powerfully moving novel in poems, Hope Anita Smith tells the story of a young man's struggle to accept a father who has walked out on his family. Here, in CJ's words, is a portrait of hurt and healing, and finding the strength to open the door again.



What is goodbye? Juvenile Book What is goodbye?

Grimes, Nikki.
J 811.54 GRIMES

Alternating poems by a brother and sister convey their feelings about the death of their older brother and the impact it had on their family.



Where I live Juvenile Book Where I live

Wolfe, Frances.
J 811.6 WOLFE

The young narrator lives where the sun winks off the waves, breezes cool the evening, treasures are waiting to be discovered. 'Where I Live' is the seaside. In her first picture book, Frances Wolfe has captured the sights and sounds of life on the seashore in 16 outstanding illustrations. Astute readers will note the first letter of each two-line verse spells out the word "seaside." A sweet way to visit the sea with the youngest of readers.



Where the steps were Juvenile Book Where the steps were

Cheng, Andrea.
J CHENG

Verse from the perspectives of five students in Miss D.'s third grade class details the children's last year together before their inner city school is to be torn down.



Zorgamazoo Juvenile Book Zorgamazoo

Weston, Robert Paul.
J WESTON

Imaginative and adventurous Katrina eludes her maniacal guardian to help Morty, a member of a vanishing breed of zorgles, with his quest to uncover the fate of the fabled zorgles of Zorgmazoo as well as of other creatures that seem to have disappeared from the earth.



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