Thursday, August 7, 2014

TTT: Top Ten Books I'd Give to Readers Who Have Never Read a Free Verse Novel

Catching that silly summer cold over the weekend, I completely missed Top Ten Tuesday, so I'm making it a Top Ten Thursday this week.

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish
Top Ten Books I'd Give to Readers Who Have Never Read 
a Free Verse Novel

WHAT MY MOTHER DOESN'T KNOW by Sonya Sones
TO BE PERFECTLY HONEST: A Novel Based on an Untrue Story by Sonya Sones

LOVE & LEFTOVERS by Sarah Tregay
THE DAY BEFORE by Lisa Schroeder

BROWN GIRL DREAMING by Jacqueline Woodson
WORDS WITH WINGS by Nikki Grimes

THE RED PENCIL by Andrea Davis Pinkney
INSIDE OUT AND BACK AGAIN by Thanhha Lai

SHAKESPEARE BATS CLEANUP by Ron Koertge
THE CROSSOVER by Kwame Alexander

What are free verse books would you recommend?

3 comments:

  1. I didn't realize some of these were in verse! I have used Inside Out and Back Again with my 7th graders. Wonderful book!

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  2. Lovely collection of novels in verse... just love them...

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  3. I love verse novels - requesting The Red Pencil and Crossover. I would have to add Home of the Brave, Out of the Dust, Reaching for the Sun, and 42 Miles.

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