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This winning, accessible book is truly remarkable in that Creech lets us witness firsthand how words can open doors to the soul. And this from a boy who asks, "Why doesn't the person just / keep going if he's got / so many miles to go / before he sleeps?" (Ages 8 to 12) --Karin Snelson --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.
This is such a great starting point for discussing poetry with children!Published 8 days ago by Mrs.T
I had to read this for a children's lit class and I was pleasantly surprised by the format. It is written as a series of 4th grade poems about a kid and his dog. Read morePublished 15 days ago by M. E. S.
Sharon Creech is one of my favorite young adult and older elementary book writers. This book is written in poems and just keeps you reading. Read morePublished 1 month ago by D. Thiel
I am not normally a fan of reading poetry books, but this one I literally could not put down. I thought it was going to be boring by the first couple of poems that were just a... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Emily Nosal
It was good but not great you know what I'm saying? It's that type of book that you would read for a book report since its so short. Especially since Mrs. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Jack Mullin
I think this book was an interesting and unique book. It is a short read and expresses lots of feelings. I would definitely recommend this short but creative book to many people.Published 3 months ago by Christine O'Malley
I rated this book 5 stars. I loved it so much. Sharon Creech defiantly knows how to talk like a kid. I forgot she even wrote it!! You just have to read this book!!!!!Published 3 months ago by Annie