If You're Not Here, Please Raise Your Hand

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For 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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By turns wistful and funny, the 38 poems in this collection capture the ups and downs of elementary school life with uncanny accuracy. These poems, complemented by lively black-and-white drawings, speak to children's hearts, to their fears, and to the special joys found in every corner of a classroom. "Humorous and poignant."--School Library Journal.

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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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