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Immersed in Verse: An Informative, Slightly Irreverent & Totally Tremendous Guide to Living the Poet's Life

Average rating
4.5 out of 5
Based on 11 Ratings and 9 Reviews

Book Description

Cutting-edge, youthful forms such as rap, hip-hop, and slams have made poetry more popular and relevant than ever. Immersed in Verse nurtures the poet in every child with creative, awe-inspiring ideas: kids can rearrange their favorite poems; start their own poetry workshop; present "open mike night" in the basement; and even record their friends reciting!


Book Information
PublisherLark Books
BindingPaperback (6 editions)
Reading LevelAges 9-12
# of Pages112
Publication Date03/03/2009
The Creators
About Allan Wolf (Author) : Allan Wolf is a writer and performance poet living in Western North Carolina. His books for children and young adults include THE BLOOD-HUNGRY SPLEEN, NEW FOUND LAND, ZANE'S TRACE (Candlewick Press),... more
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About Tuesday Mourning (Illustrator) : Tuesday has illustrated covers for over 20 young adult novels including popular titles and series such as Elvis and Olive Vampire Island and Suddenly Supernatural. She is the illustrator of the pictur... more
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Reader Comments
7/9/2010 Janet Squires said:
This book works equally well as an introduction to poetry writing for the novice or as an inspiration for young poets grades 5-8. Wolf discusses the how and why of his own poetry as well as providing examples of work from Shakespeare to modern masters of verse. The book also includes a glossary, bi... more

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