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Writing radar : using your journal to snoop out and craft great stories / Jack Gantos.

Gantos, Jack (author,, illustrator.).

Available copies

  • 5 of 6 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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0 current holds with 6 total copies.

Summary:

"Bursting with practical tips and tricks, such as creating actual story-finding maps of your neighborhood, this book will help you build confidence and establish good writing habits as you learn to use a journal to snoop out plots full of action and emotion about yourself, your family, your friends, your neighbors, and your pets. As Jack shows you hot to shape your rough ideas, organize plots, and polish drafts to shiny perfection, he also shares his own missteps - and ultimate success - as a would-be writer in middle school."
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library J 808.02 GAN (Text) 33892100524025 Children's Non-Fiction Book None 03/16/2018 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780374304560
  • ISBN: 0374304564
  • Physical Description: xx, 203 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, 2017.

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Summary, etc.:
"Bursting with practical tips and tricks, such as creating actual story-finding maps of your neighborhood, this book will help you build confidence and establish good writing habits as you learn to use a journal to snoop out plots full of action and emotion about yourself, your family, your friends, your neighbors, and your pets. As Jack shows you hot to shape your rough ideas, organize plots, and polish drafts to shiny perfection, he also shares his own missteps - and ultimate success - as a would-be writer in middle school."
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader Middle Grades 6.1 5.0
Subject: Creative writing > Juvenile literature
Diaries > Authorship > Juvenile literature.
Authorship > Vocational guidance > Juvenile literature.
Creative writing > Vocational guidance > Juvenile literature.
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