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What is a Poem?
This title covers these subjects: Poetry -- History and criticism., Poetry., Poetry -- Authorship.
What is a Poem?
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Raintree Perspectives

What is a Poem?

Delve into literature and discover exactly what a poem is. What makes a great poem? How does rhyme work? What is a shape poem? Can poems be funny? Using great examples from past and present, this book explains clearly what is meant by poetry, then prompts children to write their own!

Reading LevelGrades 2-4
Interest LevelGrades 2-4
Lexile LevelNC900L
Text TypeInformational Text
Text SubtypeSequence, Comparison, Cause & Effect
BrandRaintree Perspectives
Page Dimensions7 11/16" x 10 3/8"
Page Count32
BindingReinforced Library Binding
List Price: $31.32 School/Library Price

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Nonfiction Notes from the Horn Book

"Colorful information boxes provide examples (contemporary and classic) and feature poets (with photos) for readers’ exploration. Poetry-writing activities are appended." - Nonfiction Notes from the Horn Book

March 17, 2016

Booklist - Sarah Hunter

"Branching out into new kinds of genres can be daunting, even for adults, and the titles in the Connect with Text series aim to ease readers’ ways into new kinds of books. . . .Each volume in the series features short, informative chapters, which are broken up by colorful inset boxes, photos of artists or reproductions of work, and boldface key terms. . . .these breezy overviews are welcoming introductions to new ways to read." - Booklist

June 1, 2015

Charlotte Guillain

Charlotte Guillain

Charlotte Guillain worked as a bookseller, an English teacher and an editor before becoming an author. She has written more than 100 books, both fiction and non-fiction. She always wanted to be a writer and her top tip is to read as much as you can.

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