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GENRES: Novels in Verse


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GENRES: Novels in Verse


42 miles Juvenile Book 42 miles

Zimmer, Tracie Vaughn.
J ZIMMER

As her thirteenth birthday approaches, JoEllen decides to bring together her two separate lives--one as Joey, who enjoys weekends with her father and other relatives on a farm, and another as Ellen, who lives with her mother in a Cincinnati apartment near her school and friends.



Bird Juvenile Book Bird

Elliott, Zetta.
J ELLIOTT

Bird, an artistic young African American boy, expresses himself through drawing as he struggles to understand his older brother's drug addiction and death, while a family friend, Uncle Son, provides guidance and understanding.



Brains for lunch : a zombie novel in haiku?! Juvenile Book Brains for lunch : a zombie novel in haiku?!

Holt, K. A.
J HOLT

At a middle school where zombies, blood-sucking chupacabras, and humans never mingle, "lifer" Siobhan and Loeb, a zombie who likes to write haiku, share an attraction. Story written entirely in haiku.



Diamond Willow Juvenile Book Diamond Willow

Frost, Helen, 1949-
J FROST

In a remote area of Alaska, twelve-year-old Willow helps her father with their sled dogs when she is not at school, wishing she were more popular, all the while unaware that the animals surrounding her carry the spirits of dead ancestors and friends who care for her.



Grow :   a novel in verse Juvenile Book Grow : a novel in verse

Havill, Juanita.
J HAVILL

Two misfit children and other members of a Minneapolis, Minnesota, neighborhood are brought together by a woman creating a community garden.



Hate that cat Juvenile Book Hate that cat

Creech, Sharon.
J CREECH

Jack is studying poetry again in school, and he continues to write poems reflecting his understanding of famous poems and how they relate to his life.



Hugging the rock Juvenile Book Hugging the rock

Brown, Susan Taylor, 1958-
J BROWN

Through a series of poems, Rachel expresses her feelings about her parents' divorce, living without her mother, and her changing attitude towards her father.



Inside out & back again Juvenile Book Inside out & back again

Lai, Thanhha.
J LAI

Through a series of poems, a young girl chronicles the life-changing year of 1975, when she, her mother, and her brothers leave Vietnam and resettle in Alabama.



Kaleidoscope eyes Juvenile Book Kaleidoscope eyes

Bryant, Jennifer.
J BRYANT

In 1968, with the Vietnam War raging, thirteen-year-old Lyza inherits a project from her deceased grandfather, who had been using his knowledge of maps and the geography of Lyza's New Jersey hometown to locate the lost treasure of Captain Kidd.



Keeping the night watch Juvenile Book Keeping the night watch

Smith, Hope Anita.
J SMITH

A thirteen-year-old African American boy chronicles what happens to his family when his father, who temporarily left, returns home and they all must deal with their feelings of anger, hope, abandonment, and fear.



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