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Poetry for Preteens

Open your middle-schooler's mind to a world of language with these poetry collections and free verse novels.
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by Ann E. Burg

Grace has grown up in slavery. As difficult as life on the Virginia plantation is, at least she has her family: Momma, her younger brothers, Thomas and Willy, Aunt Sara, and Uncle Jim. When she overhears Master and Mistress plotting to sell her brothers, she and her family decide to run away that same night.

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Dreamer, The
by Pam Muñoz Ryan Illustrated by Peter Sis
Much to his father's disappointment, Neftalí is not like other children. Frail and painfully shy, he spends most of his time alone: collecting treasures, reading, writing, and daydreaming — pastimes his authoritarian father thinks are for fools.
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