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Hate that cat

by Creech, Sharon.

Format: Print Book 2008
Availability: Available at 26 Libraries 26 of 30 copies
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Bethel Park Public Library Juvenile Fiction juv CREECH Sharon
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Brentwood Library Juvenile Fiction JUV Creech
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CLP - Knoxville Children's Fiction Collection j FICTION Creech
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CLP - Main Library First Floor Children's Department - Closed Stack Area j FICTION Creech
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CLP - South Side Children's Fiction Collection j FICTION Creech
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CLP - West End Children's Fiction Collection j FICTION Creech
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Carnegie Library of McKeesport Children Fiction J CRE
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Community Library of Allegheny Valley - Harrison Children Fiction J CREECH
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Crafton Public Library Juvenile - Fiction J F CREECH 2008 CRAFTON 12/08
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Millvale Community Library Juvenile Fiction JFIC CRE
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Monroeville Public Library Juvenile Fiction Creech
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Moon Township Public Library Juvenile Fiction JF CREECH
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Northland Public Library Children's Fiction J FIC CREECH
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Oakmont Carnegie Library Juvenile Fiction J CRE
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Plum Community Library Juvenile Fiction J FIC CRE
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Upper St. Clair Township Library Juvenile Fiction JUV CREECH
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CLP - Sheraden Children's Fiction Collection STAFF USE
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Summary

Return to Miss Stretchberry's class with Jack, the reluctant poet, who over the course of a year encounters new and challenging things like metaphors, alliterations, onomatopoeia, and one mean fat black cat!

The Newbery Medal-winning author of Walk Two Moons, Sharon Creech, introduced Jack in Love That Dog, a New York Times bestseller. Both Love That Dog and Hate That Cat are approachable, funny, warm-hearted introductions to poetry told from the point of view of a very real kid wrestling with school assignments.

These books are fast reads that will be welcomed by middle graders as they too wonder how poetry and schoolwork connect with their interests and how to uncover their true voices.

In Hate That Cat, Jack is only trying to save that fat black cat stuck in the tree by his bus stop--but the cat scratches him instead! At school Miss Stretchberry begins teaching new poems, everything from William Carlos Williams to Valerie Worth to T.S. Eliot.

As the year progresses, Jack gradually learns to love that cat and finds new ways to express himself.

Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "In a worthy companion piece to Love That Dog (2001), Creech employs observant sensitivity and spare verse to carve an indelible portrait of a boy who discovers the power of self-expression. Once again, Jack works on a poetry journal for Miss Stretchberry, now his fifth-grade teacher. He responds to her instruction with skepticism, all the while absorbing the depth of feeling in the poems she shares, sometimes in spite of himself. Creech is a master of negative space; though we see only Jack's side of their dialogue, we learn a great deal about the other figures in Jack's life. In Love That Dog, Jack's reluctant relationship with poetry mirrored his struggle to let go of a good friend. In this title, we see Jack's reluctance waning, and with it, the resolute protection of his feelings. Try as he might to hold them off, the lines of Miss Stretchberry's poems open a space in his heart just big enough to allow affection for a small black kitten, dotted with white, to find its way in.--Barthelmess, Thom Copyright 2008 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Additional Information
Subjects Poetry -- Juvenile fiction.
Novels in verse.
Poetry -- Fiction.
Publisher New York :Joanna Cotler Books,2008
Edition 1st ed.
Language English
Description 153 pages ; 20 cm
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 150-153).
ISBN 9780061430923 (trade bdg.)
0061430927 (trade bdg.)
9780061430930 (lib. bdg.)
0061430935 (lib. bdg.)
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