Verse Novels
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Don't be afraid. We don't rhyme. We sing. Of love and loss. Kisses and dreams. Come. Follow us into floating words and be transformed. The Verse Novel is a new world.
Sold by Patricia McCormick

Sold by Patricia McCormick A young adult book telling the story of a thirteen-year-old Nepali girl sold to a brothel in India. Patricia McCormick traveled to Nepal and India to research sex slavery.

#Home of the Brave @Katherine Applegate

Home of the Brave, Katherine Applegate - it's a perfect read. Written in free verse.

May B. by Caroline Starr Rose

May B., by Caroline Starr Rose, was my third book read for the 2012 48 Hour Book Challenge. May B. is a verse novel set in the late century, on the Kansas frontier.

#Stop Pretending #Sonya Sones

Sonya Sones has written four verse novels for young adults: Stop Pretending From Goodreads: It happens just like that, in the blink of a.

The Good Braider by Terry Farish

In spare free verse laced with unforgettable images, Viola’s strikingly original voice sings out the story of her family s journey from war-torn Sudan, to Cairo, and finally to Portland, Maine.

Zorgamazoo by Robert Paul Weston

Author of Blues for Zoey, The Creature Department, Zorgamazoo and others

The Wild Book by Margarita Engle

Book Review: The Wild Book by Newbery Honor-Winning Author Margarita Engle.

The wild book. [Margarita Engle] -- In early twentieth-century Cuba, bandits terrorize the countryside as a young farm girl struggles with dyslexia. Based on the life of the author's grandmother.

Love That Dog by Sharon Creech

Love that dog poetry and Hate that cat, both wonderful books for kids. Creech is great.

The Crazy Man by Pamela Porter

"The Crazy Man" by Pamela Porter - shortlisted for the 2006 Sheila A.

#Glimpse #Carol Lynch Williams

Glimpse (Paula Wiseman Books) by Carol Lynch Williams

October Mourning: A song for Matthew Shepard by Leslea Newman

October Mourning by Lesléa Newman - a gay twenty-one-year-old college student named Matthew Shepard was lured from a Wyoming bar by two young men, savagely beaten, tied to a remote fence, and left to die. True story written in verse.

Casting Out Nines (Haiku and Senryu) by Richard Stevenson

Casting Out Nines (Haiku and Senryu) by Richard Stevenson

Bleeding Light (Ghazals) by Sheniz Janmohamed

Bleeding Light (Ghazals) by Sheniz Janmohamed

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