March 11, 2013

Book Spine Poetry

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Rainbow penBook Spine Poetry

Here is a fun Writing Prompt for you to try with the books on your shelf, or you can use the books in your school library and totally impress your school librarian! It’s called Book Spine Poetry because you compose a poem using only the words in the titles of your book. Here is an example using books I have on my STACKS desk.



When thunder comes/ the wolf princess/ claws/ a corner of white When Thunder Comes/ The Wolf Princess/ Claws/ A Corner of White


Toads and Diamonds/ Shimmer/ Under Shifting Glass

Toads and Diamonds/ Shimmer/ Under Shifting Glass

Now it’s your turn. Look at the book titles you have around. Arrange them into a poem, and write your poem in the Comments.

image from kids.scholastic.comSonja, STACKS Staffer

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  1. DarkMagic31

    Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them/The Evil Genius/Sounder
    Sounder, Genius
    And the Fantastic, Evil Beasts
    Where to Find the Them?
    lol, that`s a fail!

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