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Created: 30th August, 2015

Love That Dog

Author: Sharon Creech
Publisher: Bloomsbury

Jack keeps a diary for his teacher. It is set out as verse which reflects Jack's growing understanding of poetry. He is eventually able to allow his own writing to express a sadness in his life. Jack is particularly inspired by a poem by African American writer Walter Dean Myers who visits his school. This and other poems referred to appear in the back of the book.

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