Weird? (Me, Too!) Let's Be Friends

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Weird? (Me, Too!) Let's Be Friends

By Sara E. Holbrook; Karen Sandstrom (Illustrator)

Wordsong, Hardcover, 9781590788219, 56pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 2011

Poetry that pokes, prods and punches its way right to the heart of friendship. Celebrated performance poet Sara Holbrook shows readers that a good poem is like a good friend, "something to keep close, never lose, or leave behind at a bus stop." This collection of forty-four poems explores the territory of friendship with a hard-edged honesty rare in children's poetry. From schoolmates to teammates, pets to pests, Holbrook explores the heartand the heartacheof friendship.

About the Author
Sara Holbrook is a full-time educator, author/poet and consultant, who has been teaching in classrooms acrpss the U.S. and abroad for more than twenty years. She is the author of over a dozen books for children, adults, and teachers as well as an award-winning performance poet. A frequent keynote speaker, Sara shows teachers how to use writing and oral presentation exercises to help raise vocabulary and other literacy skills, along with how to teacher comprehension through collaboration, writing, and classroom performance across all grade levels and content areas. ""

Karen Sandstrom is a lifelong artist and writer who never wanted to choose between words and pictures. She's an award-winning journalist, a book critic, and a short-story writer.