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Canada Day Book Giveaway! | Brown Paper

Canada Day Book Giveaway! | Brown Paper | Verse Novels | Scoop.it
Set during a six-week period, the novel in verse makes the most of its lyrical form with lines of dialogue that bounce back and forth in columns across the page and singularly beautiful metaphors and similes that convey potent ...
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INFORMED TEENS: A Carousel of Verse Novels

INFORMED TEENS: A Carousel of Verse Novels | Verse Novels | Scoop.it
Join author Holly Thompson, author of Orchards, for a two part creative writing workshop, for teens(ages 12-19) and adults, on writing your story in verse. She will introduce verse novels and some of the poetry tools used in ...
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Born Bookish: Book Review: Under the Mesquite by Guadalupe ...

Born Bookish: Book Review: Under the Mesquite by Guadalupe ... | Verse Novels | Scoop.it
Lupita, a budding actor and poet in a close-knit Mexican American immigrant family, comes of age as she struggles with adult responsibilities during her mother's battle with cancer in this young adult novel in verse.
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Amazon.com: LA Trip: A Novel in Verse (Green Integer) (French Edition) (9781931243544): Mohammed Dib, Paul Vangelisti: Books

Amazon.com: LA Trip: A Novel in Verse (Green Integer) (French Edition) (9781931243544): Mohammed Dib, Paul Vangelisti: Books | Verse Novels | Scoop.it
Amazon.com: LA Trip: A Novel in Verse (Green Integer) (French Edition) (9781931243544): Mohammed Dib, Paul Vangelisti: Books (LA Trip: A Novel in Verse (Green Integer) (French Edition): This "novel in verse" tells of an Old World mans tri...)...
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Amazon.com: One of us; a novel in verse (9781231121184): Gilbert Frankau: Books

Amazon.com: One of us; a novel in verse (9781231121184): Gilbert Frankau: Books (One of us; a novel in verse: This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text.
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YA Highway: Road Trip Wednesday 132: What Book Conferences ...

YA Highway: Road Trip Wednesday 132: What Book Conferences ... | Verse Novels | Scoop.it
Road Trip Wednesday is a 'Blog Carnival,' where YA Highway's contributors post a weekly writing- or reading-related question that begs to be answered. In the comments, you can hop from destination to destination and get ...
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Faith, Fiction, Friends: Using Poetry to Explicate Scripture

Faith, Fiction, Friends: Using Poetry to Explicate Scripture | Verse Novels | Scoop.it
I had signed up for the poetry seminar taught by Scott Cairns, a professor at the University of Missouri, which is about 90 or so minutes west of where I live in St. Louis. I had previously read his A Short Trip to the Edge, ...
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A guide to the summer awards season - Washington Post (blog)

A guide to the summer awards season - Washington Post (blog) | Verse Novels | Scoop.it
A guide to the summer awards seasonWashington Post (blog)Category to watch this year: Movie of the year, which delivers a YA phenom vs. YA phenom vs.
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Poetry Blogging: Ilse Weber | The Practice Room

Poetry Blogging: Ilse Weber | The Practice Room | Verse Novels | Scoop.it
After Auschwitz, writing poetry is no longer possible.” — Theodor Adorno “The truth is, Adorno couldn't write poetry before Auschwitz either.” — journalist and publicist Johannes Gross. I am paraphrasing the Adorno quote ...
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Quick Reviews - Love & Leftovers by Sara Tregay and Once Was ...

Quick Reviews - Love & Leftovers by Sara Tregay and Once Was ... | Verse Novels | Scoop.it
It isn't all cotton candy and rainbows, but this novel in verse is downright awesome and one scene easily leads to another, and before you know it, you're suddenly on the last page. After the big split, Marcie moves to New ...
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Poetry in motion - The Hindu

Poetry in motion - The Hindu | Verse Novels | Scoop.it
The HinduPoetry in motionThe HinduInspired by the Sufi poet Jelaluddin Rumi's 'Human Beings', translated by Coleman Barks, conceived and choreographed by renowned dancer Tanusree Shankar, Ananda Shankar Centre for Performing Arts , Kolkata , presented...
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Sunbeam Yellow: Book Review: Wicked Girls

Sunbeam Yellow: Book Review: Wicked Girls | Verse Novels | Scoop.it
One reason is that I've visited Salem and their infamous witch museum and the second is that it's a novel in verse (which I think I've mentioned before that I love). But I was surprised by my reaction to the book.
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In Which Maggie Debates the Meaning of Crossover Fiction ...

In Which Maggie Debates the Meaning of Crossover Fiction ... | Verse Novels | Scoop.it
They love pop culture, they're reluctant readers, they love to shop and gossip. I would argue that if you looked at the percentages, the number of those sort of readers are identical for ages 16 and 60.
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Welcome BEA Attendees! | Jenn's Bookshelves

Welcome BEA Attendees! | Jenn's Bookshelves | Verse Novels | Scoop.it
Tales of A Formerly Reluctant Reader-This is the feature I'm most proud of! My son, a formerly reluctant reader, reads and reviews middle-grade books. He specifically explains why the book engages him, as formerly reluctant ...
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Racing Home a vivid Prairie tale

Racing Home a vivid Prairie tale | Verse Novels | Scoop.it
Lucky Lake author Adele Dueck has recently won a Saskatchewan Book Award in the children's literature category for her new juvenile novel Racing Home (Coteau Books paperback; $8.95).
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Boy Humor Pokemon Lot 25 Chapter Books Accelerated Reader 3 4 Reluctant Readers

Boy Humor Pokemon Lot 25 Chapter Books Accelerated Reader 3 4 Reluctant Readers | Verse Novels | Scoop.it
Boy Humor Pokemon Lot 25 Chapter Books Accelerated Reader 3 4 Reluctant Readers in Books, Children & Young Adults | eBay (RT @cocoranlibrary: Boy Humor Pokemon Lot 25 Chapter Books Accelerated Reader 3 4 Reluctant Readers
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Amazon.com: Human Landscapes from My Country: An Epic Novel in Verse (Karen and Michael Braziller Books) (9780892553495): Nazim Hikmet, Randy Blasing, Mutlu Konuk Blasing, Edward Hirsch: Books

Amazon.com: Human Landscapes from My Country: An Epic Novel in Verse (Karen and Michael Braziller Books) (9780892553495): Nazim Hikmet, Randy Blasing, Mutlu Konuk Blasing, Edward Hirsch: Books | Verse Novels | Scoop.it
Amazon.com: Human Landscapes from My Country: An Epic Novel in Verse (Karen and Michael Braziller Books) (9780892553495): Nazim Hikmet, Randy Blasing, Mutlu Konuk Blasing, Edward Hirsch: Books (Human Landscapes from My Country: An Epic Novel in Verse...
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Poetry Quote of the Week: “If a poem can be reduced to a prose ...

Poetry Quote of the Week: “If a poem can be reduced to a prose ... | Verse Novels | Scoop.it
If a poem can be reduced to a prose sentence there can't be much to it.” – James Schuyler The key difference between prose and poetry is, the former has a primary focus on content, but the latter requires special attention to ...
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Confluence: Patterns in Poetry, Mathematics and Nature / July 17th ...

Confluence: Patterns in Poetry, Mathematics and Nature / July 17th ... | Verse Novels | Scoop.it
Nature often provides templates for patterns and symmetry. Poets, artists, mathematicians and scientists, in turn, illuminate these patterns and symmetric forms. In this series of collaborative and lively lectures and ...
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Amazon.com: The Highwayman: Shmoop Poetry Guide (9781610622493): Shmoop: Books

Amazon.com: The Highwayman: Shmoop Poetry Guide (9781610622493): Shmoop: Books | Verse Novels | Scoop.it
Amazon.com: The Highwayman: Shmoop Poetry Guide (9781610622493): Shmoop: Books (The Highwayman: Shmoop Poetry Guide: Dive deep into The Highwayman by Alfred Noyes anywhere you go: on a plane, ...)...
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Talking “Dark” YA Lit with Terry Trueman « Blogging Censorship

Discussing the “dark” qualities of YA books and their strong language is much in vogue of late. Yes, books can“scar” you–in that they effect you, they leave their mark, they cause an emotional reaction that sticks with you after ...
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Poetry is Not a Luxury « So Many Books

Poetry is Not a Luxury « So Many Books | Verse Novels | Scoop.it
I just finished Murakami's 1Q84 on the bus home from the train station this afternoon.
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Across the Litoverse: Booking Through Thursday: DIY

Across the Litoverse: Booking Through Thursday: DIY | Verse Novels | Scoop.it
We've all got a novel idea or a non-fiction premise brewing on the back-burner—as readers, we live for compelling narratives, well-written prose, and a twist turn (or twelve), and we likely have a few of our own stories to tell.
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Make Me Real: Poetry by Kids — The Good Men Project

Make Me Real: Poetry by Kids — The Good Men Project | Verse Novels | Scoop.it
I'm Jess Stoner, and I have the best job in the world. I work at Badgerdog Literary Publishing in Austin. Besides helping facilitate senior citizen writing workshops around town, besides getting to work alongside the fabulous ladies at American ...
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