Room 214: A Year in Poems by Helen Frost

Room 214: A Year in Poems

Helen Frost


Room 214: A Year in Poems by Helen Frost

Engrossing tales from the fifth gradeEvery child is like A little world with ever-changing weather,Nights and mornings. And somehow, here we are,Spinning through the universe together.Unforgettable students in this fifth-grade classroom reveal their private feelings about birth and death, a missing bicycle and a first kiss, as well as their thoughts about recess, report cards, fitting in, and family.Using a rich array of traditional poetic forms, such as sonnets, sestinas, and acrostics, Helen Frost interweaves the stories of the kids in Room 214 and their teacher. A final section giving detailed analyses of the twenty-two forms will be of special interest.

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Publication date

6th September 2016




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