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The Dog Ate My Homework

The Dog Ate My Homework

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by Sara Holbrook, Karen Sandstrom, Reuben Martin
     
 

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In these four collections of verse (The Dog Ate My Homework, I Never Said I Wasn't Difficult, Am I Naturally This Crazy? and Which Way to the Dragon!), Sara Holbrook deals honestly with issues facing adolescents: school, divorce, anger, violence, love, friendship, and self-esteem. Through her straight-talk style, Holbrook captures the joys, pains

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In these four collections of verse (The Dog Ate My Homework, I Never Said I Wasn't Difficult, Am I Naturally This Crazy? and Which Way to the Dragon!), Sara Holbrook deals honestly with issues facing adolescents: school, divorce, anger, violence, love, friendship, and self-esteem. Through her straight-talk style, Holbrook captures the joys, pains, and attitudes that preteens and teenagers feel and provides a message of understanding that readers will appreciate.

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Children's Literature - Sheree Van Vreede
These poems detail the world of situations and experiences that are a part of school: i.e., tardiness, late homework, strange teachers, and the usual fights. Written with careful attention to the language and mindset of an adolescent, this collection captures the essence of what it means to grow up and be a student. Sara Holbrook doesn't paint perfect, idealized kids, but rather, uses real, everyday kids who are full of quirks. She finds a way to celebrate uniqueness and show kids just how "normal" these quirks are.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781563976384
Publisher:
Highlights Press
Publication date:
01/28/1997
Edition description:
REVISED
Pages:
48
Sales rank:
803,765
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x (d)
Age Range:
9 - 11 Years

Meet the Author


Sara Holbrook is the author of the poetry collection, Nothing's the End of the World. She lives in Bay Village, Ohio.

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