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  • Megan DeCock Bristow

    Great book to read aloud to class when studying figurative language--puns, palindromes, anagrams...about a boy that is punished and can only speak in puns. The cure can only be found when he is sent out in search of other types of words. (Chapter book)

  • Mary Rasner

    Punished!: David Lubar: 9781581960426: Amazon.com: Books figurative language

  • Kristen Wilson

    Great book to read aloud to class when studying figurative language--puns, palindromes, anagrams...about a boy that is punished and can only speak in puns. The cure can only be found when he is sent out in search of other types of words. I love puns!!!

  • Megan Little

    LANGUAGE ARTS Great book to read aloud to class when studying figurative language--puns ...about a boy that is punished and can only speak in puns. The cure can only be found when he is sent out in search of other types of words...Awesome!

  • Beth Cumberland

    Great book to read aloud to class when studying figurative language--puns ...about a boy that is punished and can only speak in puns. The cure can only be found when he is sent out in search of other types of words...Awesome! Our ELL kids struggle so much with figurative language...

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