I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic, 1912
by Lauren Tarshis
Ten-year-old George Calder can't believe his luck to be crossing the ocean on the Titanic, but his life is about to change forever.
Love That Dog
by Sharon Creech
In a series of free-verse poems a boy who hates poetry finds his own voice.
Additional Discussion Guides
My Parents Think I'm Sleeping
by Jack Prelutsky
Explore poetry through fun verses about something every child can relate to - bedtime.
Additional Book-Based Lesson Plans
Poetry Writing with Writers
Jack Prelutsky, Karla Kuskin, and Jean Marzollo introduce different forms of poetry.
Students generate a creative writing prompt and pick one of four formats to print their finished story.
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