Lunch Money: And Other Poems About Schoolby Carol Diggory Shields, Paul Meisel
Here are twenty-four hilarious poems about school, where all kinds of unexpected things happen. From an unusual pledge of allegiance and jungle gym gossip to recess rules and the rules of addition, Carol Diggory Shields captures the experiences of schoolgoers with wit and verve. This rollicking collection is sure to keep readers laughing until summer vacation. A frisky collection....Kids will greet [the poems] with enthusiasm. ùSchool Library Journal Carol Diggory Shields and Paul Meisel also collaborated on I Am Really a Princess (Dutton and Puffin) and I Wish My Brother Was a Dog (Dutton). Carol Diggory Shields lives in Salinas, California. Paul Meisel lives in Newtown, Connecticut.
- Penguin Publishing Group
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- Product dimensions:
- 8.68(w) x 10.56(h) x 0.40(d)
- Age Range:
- 3 - 8 Years
Meet the Author
Carol Shields (1935-2003) is the author of The Stone Diaries, which won the 1995 Pulitzer Prize for fiction, the National Book Critics Circle Award, and Canada's Governor General's Award. Her other novels and short-story collections include The Republic of Love, Happenstance, Swann, The Orange Fish, Various Miracles, The Box Garden, and Small Ceremonies (all available from Penguin).
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My 1st grade daughter's favorite is the Pledge of Allegiance poem. Teachers also love it as a gift!
My favorite poem in this book is The American Flag because in the poem, all of the children are saying the Pledge of Allegiance, but they are interrupting it.