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I am a pencil : a teacher, his kids, and their world of stories

Author: Sam Swope
Publisher: New York : H. Holt, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A children's book author relates how a workshop for a group of third graders grew into a three-year relationship with the class of mostly new Americans as he taught them to write stories and poems and learned of their hopes and lives.
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Named Person: Sam Swope; Sam Swope
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sam Swope
ISBN: 0805073345 9780805073348 0805078517 9780805078510
OCLC Number: 54503731
Description: xiii, 297 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: The blackbird is flying --
Grade three: The box project --
Becoming Mr. Swope --
Mrs. Duncan --
Write a story, any story --
Which one is Su Jung? --
I do! I do believe in fairies! --
Hunting for stories --
The Christmas spirit --
Courage --
How to kill the parents --
Your child is wonderful --
You don't got no friends --
The little liar --
All that glitters in not gold --
Sugar plum saves the day --
Kindness and doom --
A world without story --
Grade four: The island project --
All about me --
Mr. Swope redefined --
Poetry 101 --
The animal in Miguel --
Surprise! --
The queen mother of the west --
The fantastic binomial --
The great tribulation --
The case of the missing report cards --
Le Vieja --
They go all the way down --
The island project --
Blubber Island --
Whose story is it, anyway? --
Miguel's Island --
The ludicrous girl --
The black plain --
Party island --
Grade five: The tree project --
The tree is --
Dear tree --
The park --
The middle school problem --
Max in control --
Afros, Chinos, and Skittles --
The willow tree --
How to draw a tree --
Night writing --
The McDonald's conferences --
The Stalwart boy --
Emotion recollected in tranquility --
Snow poems --
The bud lesson --
Epithalamium --
The story trees --
The mountain climber --
A spring surprise --
Who is Su Jung? --
Loose ends --
Good-bye and good luck.
Responsibility: Sam Swope.
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A children's book author relates how a workshop for a group of third graders grew into a three-year relationship with the class of mostly new Americans as he taught them to write stories and poems and learned of their hopes and lives.

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