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    The epic fail of Arturo Zamora

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    The epic fail of Arturo Zamora

    Cartaya, Pablo, author.

    When his family's restaurant and Cuban American neighborhood in Miami are threatened by a greedy land developer, thirteen-year-old Arturo, joined by Carmen, a cute poetry enthusiast, fight back, discovering the power of poetry and protest through untold family stories and the work of José Martí.

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    Bronx masquerade

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    Bronx masquerade

    Grimes, Nikki.

    While studying the Harlem Renaissance, students at a Bronx high school read aloud poems they've written, revealing their innermost thoughts and fears to their formerly clueless classmates.

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    Undercover

    Kephart, Beth.

    High school sophomore Elisa is used to observing while going unnoticed except when classmates ask her to write love notes for them, but a teacher's recognition of her talent, a "client's" desire for her friendship, a love of ice skating, and her parent's marital problems draw her out of herself.

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    Shakespeare bats cleanup

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    Shakespeare bats cleanup

    Koertge, Ronald.

    When a fourteen-year-old baseball player catches mononucleosis, he discovers that keeping a journal and experimenting with poetry not only helps fill the time, it also helps him deal with life, love, and loss.

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    The way to Bea

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    The way to Bea

    Yeh, Kat, author.

    Recently estranged from her best friend and weeks away from shifting from only child to big sister, seventh grader Beatrix Lee consoles herself by writing haiku in invisible ink and hiding the poems, but one day she finds a reply--is it the librarian with all the answers, the editor of the school paper who admits to admiring her poetry, an old friend feeling remorse, or the boy obsessed with visiting the local labyrinth?

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    Love that dog

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    Love that dog

    Creech, Sharon.

    A young student, who comes to love poetry through a personal understanding of what different famous poems mean to him, surprises himself by writing his own inspired poem.

    Due 11/18/19

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    Hate that cat

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    Hate that cat

    Creech, Sharon.

    Jack is studying poetry again in school, and he continues to write poems reflecting his understanding of famous works and how they relate to his life.

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    They call me Güero: A Border Kid's Poems

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    They call me Güero: A Border Kid's Poems

    Bowles, David (David O.), author.

    Twelve-year-old Güero, a red-headed, freckled Mexican American border kid, discovers the joy of writing poetry, thanks to his seventh grade English teacher.

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    Finding Langston

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    Finding Langston

    Cline-Ransome, Lesa.

    Discovering a book of Langston Hughes' poetry in the library helps Langston cope with the loss of his mother, relocating from Alabama to Chicago as part of the Great Migration, and being bullied.

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    Hate that cat

    Creech, Sharon.

    Jack is studying poetry again in school, and he continues to write poems reflecting his understanding of famous works and how they relate to his life.

    Due 10/25/19

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    Love that dog

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    Love that dog

    Creech, Sharon.

    A young student, who comes to love poetry through a personal understanding of what different famous poems mean to him, surprises himself by writing his own inspired poem.

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    Rich

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    Rich

    Grimes, Nikki.

    Free is excited about a local poetry contest because of its cash prize, but when he and Dyamonde befriend a classmate who is homeless and living in a shelter, they rethink what it means to be rich or poor.

    Due 11/04/19

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    Gooney Bird is so absurd

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    Gooney Bird is so absurd

    Lowry, Lois.

    Mrs. Pidgeon's second grade class studies poetry and her students write haiku, couplets, free verse, and finally, a tribute to Mrs. Pidgeon's mother organized by the irrepressible Gooney Bird Greene.

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    The mouse of Amherst

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    The mouse of Amherst

    Spires, Elizabeth.

    When she moves into Emily Dickinson's bedroom, Emmaline the mouse discovers her own propensity for poetry.

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    Danitra Brown leaves town

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    Danitra Brown leaves town

    Grimes, Nikki.

    Recounts, in a series of poems and letters, Danitra's summer at her aunt's house in the country and her best friend Zuri's summer at home in town.

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    A cake for Herbie

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    A cake for Herbie

    Mathers, Petra.

    With the encouragement of his friend, Herbie spends days writing poems about food for a contest and although he does not win, he does find an appreciative audience.

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    Science verse

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    Science verse

    Scieszka, Jon.

    Presents a story about a teacher who tells his class that they can hear the poetry of science in everything and a student is struck with a curse where he hears nothing but science verses that sound very much like some well-known poems.

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    Porky and Bess

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    Porky and Bess

    Weiss, Ellen, 1949-

    Despite their differences, Porky the messy pig and Bess the fussy cat are best friends and support each other in all their endeavors, from poetry writing to cake baking.

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