Do Buses Eat Kids?: Poems about School

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Capstone, 2008 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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"A collection of original, school-themed poetry for children accompanied by striking photos. The book demonstrates a variety of common poetic forms and defines poetic devices"--Provided by publisher.

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User Review  - alyssjo - LibraryThing

What do pencils, lockers, packed lunches, and homework-eating-dogs have in common? They are all about school, and they are some of the subjects included in this collection of poems about school! These ... Read full review

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User Review  - Kreho - LibraryThing

This poetry book includes all different school supplies. It can teach young students about poetry, while there are also many amazing pictures inside. A great follow up activity can be to have students write their own poem about school supplies. Read full review

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Laura Purdie Salas is the author of more than 100 books for kids and teens. Her work has received the Minnesota Book Award and other honors, includingnbsp; Bank Street Best Books of the Year, and NCTE Notables. She and her husband live in Minnesota and have two monsters of their own, Maddie and Annabelle. When Laura's not reading or writing, she likes to dance, play games, and work with the Minnesota Brass drum corps (which involves a lot of Counting, following Patterns, and creating Shapes on the field). She tries to eat More vegetables and Less brownies, but that is hard! Learn more about Laura at

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