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  1. Baseball, Snakes, and Summer Squash: Poems About Growing Up
    Baseball, Snakes, and Summer Squash: Poems About Growing Up
    Baseball, Snakes, and Summer Squash: Poems About Growing Up
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  2. Baseball, Snakes, and Summer Squash: Poems About Growing Up

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This unsentimental and ambitious collection of poems by Donald Graves chronicles the American childhood of a boy as he moves with his family to a house in the country, and the changes the boy experiences in that year. From formidable lessons learned from a bully, and facing parents after breaking curfew with his brother, to math woes and misadventures with his independent Scottish terrier, Rags, the poet's convincing voice gives the reader a generous, spirited perspective of growing up. Black-and-white illustrations add an appealing visual element to this coming-of-age collection.

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Specifications

Country
USA
Author
Donald Graves
Binding
Paperback
Brand
Wordsong
EAN
9781563975707
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
156397570X
Label
WordSong
Manufacturer
WordSong
MPN
FBA-|292343
NumberOfItems
1
NumberOfPages
80
PartNumber
FBA-|292343
PublicationDate
1996-02-01
Publisher
WordSong
Studio
WordSong
Most Helpful Customer Reviews

Donald Graves' poetry book, "Baseball, Snakes, and Summer Squash" recants the follies and joys about growing up. While simple in thier construction, the poems express adequately all the dimensions of being a kid; from school to hating squash. Graves claims he wrote some of the poems specifically for boys to identify with, but don't be fooled, this gem is applicable to all. VERY usuable in the classroom and with children - a must read.
Great poems to use in class.
The poems in this book are wonderful. Reading them makes me remember my own childhood.
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