A Heart Like Ringo Starr (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)

A Heart Like Ringo Starr (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)

by Linda Oatman High

Hardcover(Library Binding - THIS EDITION IS INTENDED FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY)

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Overview

Just like prose, a novel in verse tells a story. But verse is unique because readers access the text through short "chapters," or poems. The varying lengths of the chapters are ideal for a struggling reader, giving them breaks to collect their thoughts, to imagine the characters in their mind's eye, and to set the scene--like a frame in a movie. The structure of poetry makes the books appear less intimidating, with plenty of airy white space. Moreover, the depth and substance conveyed in verse is every bit as deep and real as in a Gravel Road prose novel. Her family runs Stevens Brothers Funeral Home. Which is ironic, since Faith Hope Stevens is not long for this world. Unless someone dies. Unless there is a match. Staying alive will mean a heart transplant. Faith copes with wit and nerve. She's also a little pissed off. She will never grow old. She will never have a boyfriend. Then one shocking day everything changes ...

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780606373197
Publisher: Turtleback Books
Publication date: 03/25/2015
Series: Red Rhino
Edition description: THIS EDITION IS INTENDED FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY
Pages: 268
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 8.10(h) x 1.00(d)
Lexile: HL460L (what's this?)
Age Range: 15 - 18 Years

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