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Last Fifth Grade of Emerson Elementary - Reprint by Laura Shovan (Paperback)

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An award-winning, big-hearted time capsule of one class’s poems during a transformative school year. A great pick for fans of Margarita Engle and Eileen Spinelli. Eighteen kids,one year of poems,one school set to close.Two yellow bulldozerscrouched outside,ready to eat the buildingin one greedy gulp. But look out, bulldozers.Ms. Hill’s fifth-grade classhas plans for you.They’re going to speak up and work togetherto save their school. Families change and new friendships form as these terrific kids grow up and move on in this whimsical novel-in-verse about finding your voice and making sure others hear it.Honors and Praise:Winner of a Cybils Award in PoetryWinner of an Arnold Adoff Poetry Honor Award for New VoicesAn NCTE Notable Verse NovelA Bank Street College of Education Best Children’s Book of the YearAn ILA-CBC Children’s ChoiceNominated for the Pennsylvania Young Reader’s Choice Award, the Wisconsin State Reading Association Children’s Book Award, the Rhode Island Children’s Book Award, and the Great Stone Face Award (New Hampshire), Lectio Book Award Master List “This gently evocative study of change in all its glory and terror would make a terrific read-aloud or introduction to a poetry unit. A most impressive debut.” —School Library Journal“Sure to inspire the poet in all of us, young and old.” —Mark Goldblatt, author of Twerp

Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 246
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Random House Childrens Books
Age Range: 9-12 years
Author: Laura Shovan
Language: English
Street Date: April 10, 2018
TCIN: 51555585
UPC: 9780553521405
Item Number (DPCI): 248-24-4111
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