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Dizzy in your eyes : poems about love /

by Mora, Pat.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, c2010Edition: 1st ed.Description: 165 p. ; 19 cm.ISBN: 9780375843754; 0375843752; 0375945652 (library binding); 9780375945656 (library binding).Subject(s): Love -- Juvenile poetry | Love poetry, American | Young adult poetry, American | Love -- Poetry
Contents:
Weird -- I can dance -- Revenge x 3 -- Doubts -- Mirrors -- To-do list -- Mariachi fantasy -- Fortune cookie -- Back then -- Valentine to Papi -- First time -- Hands -- Mission -- Grandma's joke -- Conversation/Conversación -- Kissing -- Pressure -- On the edge -- On guard -- Silence -- Please -- Spanish -- Broken home? -- Dear____, -- Dumped -- Questions -- Old love -- Our private rhyme -- Squeeze -- Safety -- With feeling -- Far away -- Songs -- Mundo de agua -- Sisters -- My cross-eyed cat -- Three loves -- Love haiku -- Four-letter word -- Lonely day -- 3 a.m. blues -- Secrets -- Opposites -- You're beautiful -- Summer love -- Mysterious -- Ode to teachers -- Oda a las maestras -- My song.
Summary: "...an original collection of poems, each with a different teen narrator sharing unique thoughts, moments, sadness, or heart's desire: the girl who loves swimming, plunging into the water that creates her own world; the guy who leaves flowers on the windshield of the girl he likes. Each of the teens in these 50 original poems, written using a variety of poetic forms, will be recognizable to the reader as the universal emotions, ideas, impressions, and beliefs float across the pages in these gracefully told verses."--Amazon.com.Summary: Beloved children's book author and speaker Pat Mora has written an original collection of poems, each with a different teen narrator sharing unique thoughts, moments, sadness, or heart's desire. Also included are the author's footnotes on the various types of poetic forms used throughout to help demystify poetry and showcase its accessibility.
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Weird -- I can dance -- Revenge x 3 -- Doubts -- Mirrors -- To-do list -- Mariachi fantasy -- Fortune cookie -- Back then -- Valentine to Papi -- First time -- Hands -- Mission -- Grandma's joke -- Conversation/Conversación -- Kissing -- Pressure -- On the edge -- On guard -- Silence -- Please -- Spanish -- Broken home? -- Dear____, -- Dumped -- Questions -- Old love -- Our private rhyme -- Squeeze -- Safety -- With feeling -- Far away -- Songs -- Mundo de agua -- Sisters -- My cross-eyed cat -- Three loves -- Love haiku -- Four-letter word -- Lonely day -- 3 a.m. blues -- Secrets -- Opposites -- You're beautiful -- Summer love -- Mysterious -- Ode to teachers -- Oda a las maestras -- My song.

"...an original collection of poems, each with a different teen narrator sharing unique thoughts, moments, sadness, or heart's desire: the girl who loves swimming, plunging into the water that creates her own world; the guy who leaves flowers on the windshield of the girl he likes. Each of the teens in these 50 original poems, written using a variety of poetic forms, will be recognizable to the reader as the universal emotions, ideas, impressions, and beliefs float across the pages in these gracefully told verses."--Amazon.com.

Beloved children's book author and speaker Pat Mora has written an original collection of poems, each with a different teen narrator sharing unique thoughts, moments, sadness, or heart's desire. Also included are the author's footnotes on the various types of poetic forms used throughout to help demystify poetry and showcase its accessibility.

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Dizzy in your eyes : by Mora, Pat. ©2010

Alfred A. Knopf, (New York :) 165 p. ; 19 cm.

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