What Are You Glad About? What Are You Mad About?: Poems for When a Person Needs a Poem

By VIORST, Judith

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ISBN
9781481423557 9781481423571
Publisher
S. & S. Atheneum


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on January 1, 2016  |  Elementary

Gr 3–6—In this newest collection of poetry, Viorst captures the experience of childhood through 11 rich categories, such as school, family, friends, and seasons. With a rhyming narrative, humor, and a sampling of haiku, Viorst touches on themes relevant to children, including losing friendships, bullying, coping with bothersome siblings, and facing fears. White's soft, whimsical illustrations help create an imaginative space for...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on February 1, 2016

Viorst's most famous book is Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, and this collection of over fifty poems expresses the same wry humor and sharp observation about the range of feelings children experience in their everyday lives. Viorst plays with school subjects such as reading, writing, and "arithmetrick" (in the "School Stuff" section), and there are poems about competition with friends (the "Friends and Other People"...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on April 1, 2016

Viorst's collection of over fifty poems expresses wry humor about and sharp observation of the range of feelings children experien...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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