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Between the Lines Free download î 105 ë Darrian dreams of writing for the New York Times To hone his skills and learn about the power of words he enrolls in Mr Ward's class known for its open mic poetry readings and boys vs girls poetry slam Everyone in class has something important to say and in sharing their poetry they learn that they all fDarrian dreams of writing for the New York Times To hone his skills and learn about the power of words he enrolls in Mr Ward's class known for its open mic poetry readings and boys vs girls poetry slam Everyone in class has something impor. kidlitexchange #partner I loved Bronx Masuerade and I loved this one EVEN MORE Although it can stand alone I definitely think that these titles are best read in seuence so that readers can see Tyrone's evolution and how the popularity of the slam poetry class grows The characters in BETWEEN THE LINES address topics of family race immigration racial profiling foster care and many other hard hitting topics in heartbreaking and insightful ways Told through accessible prose and exceptional verse this title is a reuired purchase for high schools there are drug references and some cursing so individual librarians and teachers will need to make the call on whether this is a good fit for their middle school I will be including it in my combined middlehigh library and will have no issues with middle school students reading it

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Ibility because of an addicted parent As Darrian and his classmates get to know one another through poetry they bond over the shared experiences and truth that emerge from their writing despite their private struggles and outward differenc. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️5 for Between the Lines Bronx Masuerade by Nikki Grimes Between the Lines is a companion novel to the Coretta Scott King award winning Bronx Masuerade a book about a group of students who find the power of poetry together in their English class Now Mr Ward has a new group of students in his English class in Between the Lines and yet again they're finding that poetry has the ability to bring diverse groups together First things first those covers I love the new look; I have the original cover of Bronx Masuerade in my library and the student on the cover looks a bit young I love the juxtaposition of the words with the young teens on the updated covers; Bronx Masuerade looks like it has graffiti on it and Between the Lines is covered with newspaper headlines I can't wait to see these in hardcoverBronx Masuerade was published 16 years ago but in rereading it this week it still felt as relevant and raw as the first time I read it Between the Lines is no less powerful In its pages we meet Darrian an aspiring reporter who is convinced that learning to write poetry will hone his writing skills Darrian narrates through Between the Lines sharing his headline for each of his peers We also meet Li a Chinese American student who wants to prove she is than just academics We also meet Jenesis who has lived in thirteen different foster homes and has walls built up to protect her heart; Freddie a young girl who cares for her drug addicted sister's young child as well as her alcoholic mother; Marcel who carries his anger like a shield among others Each student opens up through their verse and begins to connect with their peers ultimately coming together to do a girls vs boys poetry slam at the conclusion of the book These types of books may be difficult for some readers who either struggle to keep the different students straight or wish there was of a plot Nevertheless characters in both books are growing and changing connecting with each other and their poetry is deeply affecting in many cases Issues addressed include race police brutality immigration foster care and other important issues in sensitive ways

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Between the LinesTant to say and in sharing their poetry they learn that they all face challenges and have a story to tell whether it's about health problems aging out of foster care being bullied for religious beliefs or having to take on too much respons. 35 4 stars I loved the style of having a main narrator while also getting different POVs and poems from the other characters and learning about their diverse backgrounds and home situations The headlines scattered throughout were a great touch with one of my favorites being GIRL ATLAS BALANCES THE WORLD because it's so dang relatable