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Keyword: free verse

Hate That Cat

Creech, Sharon (Author)
HarperCollins 2010. 152 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Cats, creative writing, free verse, non-traditional text layout, novels in verse, pastiche, poetry, school life, self-expression, sequels, stories in rhyme, taking risks, Walter Dean Myers, William Carlos Williams (poet)
 
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Love That Dog

Creech, Sharon (Author)
HarperCollins 2008. 106 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Creative writing, death, dogs, empathy, free verse, non-traditional text layout, novels in verse, pastiche, poetry, Robert Frost, school life, self-expression, stories in rhyme, taking risks, Walter Dean Myers, William Blake, William Carlos Williams (poet)
 
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Rimshots: Basketball Pix, Rolls, and Rhythms

Smith, Charles R. (Author/Illustrator)
Penguin Random House 2000. 32 pages
Book type: Anthology

Keywords: Basketball, free verse, hip-hop, illustrations (photographs), non-traditional text layout, poetry (collections), recurrent language, sports
 
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The Red Pencil

Pinkney, Andrea Davis (Author)
Evans, Shane W. (Illustrator)
Little, Brown 2014. 326 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Art, civil war, discrimination, education, environment, family life, female protagonist, first-person narration, free verse, gender roles, genocides, grief, loss, migration, novels in verse, refugees, Sudan
 
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The You I’ve Never Known

Hopkins, Ellen (Author)
Simon & Schuster 2017. 598 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Abuse, dysfunctional families, fathers and daughters, free verse, gender identity, LGBTQ, multigenre, multiple voices, novels in verse, pregnancy, romantic relationships, self-esteem, substance abuse
 
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Jeremy Stone

Choyce, Lesley (Author)
Red Deer Press 2013. 184 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Bullying, depressions (psychological), family life, first-person narration, free verse, healing, identity, Indigenous peoples, mental health, novels in verse, residential schools
 
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Cat Talk

MacLachlan, Patricia (Author)
Charest, Emily MacLachlan (Author)
Moser, Barry (Illustrator)
HarperCollins 2013. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Cats, first-person narration, free verse, illustrations (watercolours), poetry, poetry (collections), point of view
 
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Last Leaf First Snowflake to Fall

Yerxa, Leo (Author/Illustrator)
Groundwood Books 2012. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Allegories, autumn, environment, fathers and sons, figurative language, forests, free verse, illustrations (collage), nature, point of view, pourquoi tales, seasons, snow, winter
 
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Missing Nimâmâ

Florence, Melanie (Author)
Thisdale, François (Illustrator)
Clockwise Press 2015. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Cree, family life, First Nations history, free verse, Indigenous peoples, magic realism, missing persons, mothers, mothers and daughters, multiple narrators, social justice, women
 
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The Crossover

Alexander, Kwame (Author)
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2014. 238 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Basketball, diversity, family life, fathers and sons, first romantic relationships, free verse, health, hip-hop, loss, novels in verse, sound poetry, twins
 
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Home Place

Dragonwagon, Crescent (Author)
Pinkney, Jerry (Illustrator)
Simon & Schuster 1993. 40 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Family history, family life, forests, free verse, illustrations (watercolours), nature, parallel stories, poetic language
 
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Enormous Smallness: A Story of e.e. cummings

Burgess, Matthew (Author)
Di Giacomo, Kris (Illustrator)
Enchanted Lion Books 2015. 60 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: E.E. Cummings, free verse, narrative non-fiction, occupations, poetry, wordplay, words, writers
 
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Bruiser

Shusterman, Neal (Author)
HarperCollins 2011. 328 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: First romantic relationships, first-person narration, free verse, magic realism, multiple voices, perspectives, relationships, stories in two voices, twins
 
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Wild Girl & Gran

Gregory, Nan (Author)
Lightburn, Rob (Illustrator)
Red Deer Press 2006. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Free verse, grief, intergenerational relationships, loss, mothers and daughters, nature, poetic language, trees
 
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Up Home

Grant, Shauntay (Author)
Tooke, Susan (Illustrator)
Nimbus 2011. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Black history, Canadian culture, Canadian history, community, free verse, memories, Nova Scotia
 
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Old Elm Speaks: Tree Poems

George, Kristine O'Connell (Author)
Kiesler, Kate (Illustrator)
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2006. 48 pages
Book type: Anthology

Keywords: Free verse, haiku, nature, persona poetry, poetry (collections), seasons, trees
 
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