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Dizzy in Your Eyes review ´ 103 æ Beloved children's book author and speaker Pat Mora has written an original collection of poems each with a different teen narrator sharing uniue thoughts moments sadness or heart’s desire the girl who loves swimming plunging into the water that creates her own world; the guy who leaves flowers on the windshield oBeloved children's book author and speaker Pat Mora has written an original collection of poems each with a different teen narrator sharing uniue thoughts moments sadness or heart’s desire the girl who loves swimming plunging into the water that creates her own world; the guy who le. This fun collection of love themed poetry by award winning Latina author and literacy activistadvocate Pat Mora goes down bittersweet the way love does Poems like Weird First Time andBack Then capture the ecstatic thrill of puppy love and admiration the in love experience with economy yet speak clearly evoking youthful memories Also included are lyrics that examine a tougher love Please calls to a loved one who is incarcerated Broken Home sings heavy hearted of experiencing the divorce of parents and that first weekend at Dad's new empty apartment and in Old Love we see an uncle hands outstretched to heaven crying for his lost wife at her funeral But it is the voice of the gawky uncertainty of love seeking identity the teen perspective on love that is here the most poignant Poems like Mirrors Kissing and Pressure speak directly to their own particular brand of storm with graceful notes My personal favorite is Lonely Day in which the dress of a beloved swaying in the breeze on a hanger is the symbol of love SwoonThis collection is powerful and best suited for middle school Never have I had students BEG me to read poetry before reading this to them I read selections from it to my 8th grade class starting with Kissing and they all sat still hanging on every word Its infusion of specifically but not exclusively Latino cultural references make it a great mentor text for ELL classrooms Mora's inclusion of footnotes on the various poetic forms used throughout is also helpful in an instructional sense a great feature Its best feature to be sure is its universality; there's something for every adolescent to connect to in this book

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Aves flowers on the windshield of the girl he likes Each of the teens in these 50 original poems written using a variety of poetic forms will be recognizable to the reader as the universal emotions ideas impressions and beliefs float across the pages in these gracefully told versesAls. This book was first of all a really short and uick read Then all of the poems were about different types of romances Some were cute some were serious some were funny and I just thought it was just a get ya in the feels warm fuzzy book I personally am not the biggest fan of poetry but want to get into it and I think that this is a good start to anyone wanting to get into the genre I could relate to this book too and I'm thinking to myself the entire time You get me Why can't people in real life be all romanticy and nice like this in real life And if they exist why haven't I met them

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Dizzy in Your EyesO included are the author’s footnotes on the various types of poetic forms used throughout to help demystify poetry and showcase its accessibility which makes this a perfect classroom tool for teachers as well as an inspiration to readers who may wish to try their own hand at writin. The collection of poems is aimed at the young adult audience but can be appreciated by all My personal favorites Far away about an aging grandparent; Our private rhyme about the death of a spouse partner etc interpretation of reader Four letter word a love poem; Ode to teachers a salute to the importance a teachers can make to an insecure student's life A really rewarding collection stirring feelings of humor insecurity doubtfulness pensiveness hopefulness passion