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Words with wings / Nikki Grimes.

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Author/Creator:
Grimes, Nikki.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2013
Imprint:
1st ed. - Honesdale, Penn. : WordSong, c2013.
Format:
  • Book
  • xi, 84 p. ; 20 cm
Summary:
Gabby daydreams to tune out her parents' arguments, but when her parents divorce and she begins a new school, daydreaming gets her into trouble. Her mother scolds her for it, her teacher keeps telling her to pay attention, and the other kids tease her...until she finds a friend who also daydreams and her teacher decides to work a daydreaming-writing session into every school day. With a notebook "thick with daydreams, " Gabby grows more confident about herself and her future. This verse novel poignantly celebrates the power of writing and the inspiration a good teacher can deliver.
Audience:
000-015.
Awards:
Coretta Scott King Author Honor, 2014
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ISBN:
1590789857
9781590789858

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