If You're Not Here, Please Raise Your Hand
Poems About School Reprinted edition
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If You're Not Here, Please Raise Your Hand by Kalli Dakos
Book DescriptionFor every student who's ever worried about spending a lifetime in the third grade and for every teacher who's faced a class where nobody remembered to bring milk money, these thirty-eight poems capture the excitement, challenge, heartbreak, and wonder of life in elementary school. Through her fresh, lively word pictures, Dakos manages to find surprises in every corner of the school.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780689801167
(197mm x 133mm x 5mm)
Imprint: Simon & Schuster
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publish Date: 1-Oct-1995
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Kalli Dakos
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In September, when the school principal promises to kiss a pig if the students read 10,000 books, a girl volunteers Hamlet, her unwilling, Shakespeare-quoting pet pig. But poor Hamlet wants nothing to do with such foolishness.
Put Your Eyes Up Here, Paperback (July 2006)
Dakos's trademark humor is in full force in this collection of poems that capture school life and all its trials and triumphs. Full color.
Bug in Teacher's Coffee and Other School Poems, Hardback (July 2002)
This collection of poetry for beginning readers reveals what "really" goes on at school: a pencil is held hostage in a desk, the school gym has a headache, and the class goldfish wants to visit Mexico. Full-color illustrations.
Don't Read This Book Whatever You Do!, Paperback (November 1998)» View all books by Kalli Dakos
Poems celebrate the world of education and the situations that occur in the elementary classroom.
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Author Biography - Kalli Dakos
Kalli Dakos is an elementary school reading specialist who has written many books,including Mrs. Cole on an Onion Roll, illustrated by JoAnn Adinolfi, and two illustrated by G. Brian Karas: Don't Read This Book, Whatever You Do! More Poems About School and the Children's Choice Award-winning book If You're Not Here, Please Raise Your Hand: Poems About School. Kalli visits schools all over the United States and Canada to talk to students. She also gives teacher workshops. She lives in Ottowa, Canada ,and Sterling, Virginia. You can learn more about Kalli at www.kallidakos.com. G. Brian Karas has illustrated many children's books, including Muncha! Muncha! Muncha! And Tippy-Tippy-Tippy, Hide! by Candace Fleming; Incredible Me by Kathi Appelt; the High-Rise Private Eyes series by Cynthia Rylant; and Ivan by Catherine Applegate, which was a New York Times bestseller. His books have been named ALA Notables, Booklist Editor Choices, SLJ Best Books, and Boston Globe Horn Book Honor books. He lives in upstate New York. Visit him online at GBrianKaras.com.
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