HERE WE GO: A Poetry Friday Power Book is a story in poems and a writing journal designed to help kids think about social change. It contains 12 PowerPack sets featuring Ameera, David, Jack, and Jenna, a diverse group of kids working together to make an impact in their community. Sylvia Vardell's inventive PowerPlay activities make it easy for writers to get inspired, while her Power2You writing prompts extend learning. Vardell also created extensive back matter resources for young readers, writers, and activists.
What People Are Saying about HERE WE GO: A Poetry Friday Power Book:
âThis interactive book and the abundance of resources provided will motivate students to take action through words and ideas to make their world a better placeâa must have for todayâs classrooms.â âLynne Dorfman and Rose Cappelli,Â Authors of Mentor Texts
âI absolutely love this book! The invitations are inspiring and offer opportunities to think about the world and respond both personally and critically.â âMary Napoli,Â Associate Professor of Reading, Penn State Harrisburg
âThis book will allow all sorts of emotions and thoughts to bubble forth, including difficult and painful ones . . . and that will be a source of healing.â âEd Spicer,Â Educator and literacy expert
âReally glad and excited that this book will be in the hands of young people.â âJeana Hrepich,Â Core Faculty, Antioch University Seattle
This book is a Children's Book Council "Hot Off the Press" selection for January 2017 and the second Poetry Friday Power Book. The first book in that series, You Just Wait: A Poetry Friday Power Book, is a 2017 NCTE Poetry Notable. For more information, please visit PomeloBooks.com.