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Words with wings, Nikki Grimes

Label
Words with wings
Title
Words with wings
Statement of responsibility
Nikki Grimes
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Gabby daydreams to tune out her parents' arguments, but when her parents divorce and she begins a new school, daydreaming gets her into trouble. Her mother scolds her for it, her teacher keeps telling her to pay attention, and the other kids tease her...until she finds a friend who also daydreams and her teacher decides to work a daydreaming-writing session into every school day. With a notebook "thick with daydreams," Gabby grows more confident about herself and her future. This verse novel poignantly celebrates the power of writing and the inspiration a good teacher can deliver
Summary
When Gabby's parents separate, her tendency to daydream becomes essential to coping with life's difficuties, which only increase when she moves with her mother to a new home and a new school
Tone
Writing style
Award
ALA Notable Children's Book, 2014
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10233201
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Grimes, Nikki
Dewey number
  • [Fic]
  • Juv per MJ/CR 4-9-2014.
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
850
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 8
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
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  • Writing
  • Imagination
  • Families
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Words with wings, Nikki Grimes
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
84 p.
Isbn
9781590789858
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2013907720
System control number
(OCoLC)805655072
Label
Words with wings, Nikki Grimes
Publication
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
84 p.
Isbn
9781590789858
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2013907720
System control number
(OCoLC)805655072

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