Poetry From A to Z: A Guide for Young Writers
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Poetry From A to Z: A Guide for Young Writers

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Hardcover, 144 pages
Published November 1st 1994 by Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers
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Danielle Scharen
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This book is a great tool for learning poetry. It provides many poems, all starting with the letters A and all the way to Z. In each letter that has a related poetry term or type of poem, it will say "Try This:..." and provide the definition, strategy, and examples of the "try this" it is referring to. For example, in "A" the book says "Try This: Acrostic Poem." It gives the definition of acrostic poem, three examples, and many strategies for writing your own acrostic poem. Some letters ha...more
Robyn Simmons
Nov 26, 2008 Robyn Simmons rated it 3 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: m.s./y.a. readers
Shelves: poetry, informational
This is an informational book that suggests that it is a guide for young writers. This book nicely gives examples of poems and tips that would beneifit the young asipring poerty writer.
Maddi Couture
It was good. The poems were fun and cool
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Paul B. Janeczko is a poet and teacher and has edited more than twenty award-winning poetry anthologies for young people, including STONE BENCH IN AN EMPTY PARK, LOOKING FOR YOUR NAME, SEEING THE BLUE BETWEEN, and A POKE IN THE I, which was an American Library Association Notable Book.
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