A collection of 36 poems which describe days at school or a school year. Page 3 -I did not take care of him, and one day I found him floating on the top of his fishbowl and I was heartbroken -my sisters and I had a funeral for Sunny -I never forgot him, and when a goldfish died in a classroom in my school, I had to write a poem -sometimes when I write long, serious poems, I don’t even try to make them rhyme -I just start writing in free verse. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Jaelynn marked it as to-read Mar 16, Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. The spine may show signs of wear.

All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Some of the best, such as the title poem, are written in dialogue and capture children’s voices and concerns authentically. A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. Most of the selections are good for a chuckle, and all are based on common elementary-school happenings. Misty Eitenmiller marked it as to-read Aug 12, Page 4 Ryan White, a child who died of aids.

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Sep 26, Dylan Rushing rated it liked it. Open Preview See a Problem? B bee -my editor added the last line, and I love it the mark the insect Cries from the Lunch Box -it is so much fun to make things talk -use your wildest imaginations for these poems My Lunch is Buzzing –students and teachers have told me stories of lunches that disappear, move, explode and buzz -I can just see a student attacking his lunch with insecticide Back Away!

Dakos has a lighthearted style and shows much warmth and understanding of her audience. Find more like this. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Brunkus’s black-and-white ink drawings reinforce the mood of the verses. No trivia or the goof who invented homework by kalli dakos yet. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? West Reno, NV, U. Search for all books with this author and title. B bee -my editor added the last line, and I love it the mark the insect. Janelle rated it liked it Jul 31, Hohoho marked it as to-read May 16, Jared Smith added it Apr 25, Page 5 -this poem contrasts the stormy the goof who invented homework by kalli dakos outside the classroom, with the sunshine in the student’s heart because he passed his spelling test.

Book Description Dial, Some of the best, such as the title poem, are written in dialogue and capture children’s voices and concerns authentically. Mayne added it Jan 18, C’s Bad Day -Mr. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Dana Bonham marked it as to-read Oct 01, Compare all 6 used copies.

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Book Description Penguin Publishing Group. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Please try again later. From School Library Journal: Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Some of the poems are stronger than others, but this is an effective and welcome collection of verse, ably supported by Brunkus’s fine and funny black-and-white drawings.

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Read more Read less. Published by Dial Pretty good poetry book! To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Great condition for a used book! AudiobookStand Discount Audiobooks on Disc. Lists with This Book.

Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Report this file as copyright or inappropriate But this is a great book if you like to mix it up and read poetry. Angela Hamouda rated it liked it Dec 13, Lwhitaker1 rated it it was amazing Feb 02, Some are thought-provoking and bittersweet, like “Back Away!

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