Read Until You Bleed
Read Until You Bleed

A collection of thoughtful and funny poetry for thoughtful and funny children. Humorous, silly, and serious poems inspired by Dr. Seuss, Shel Silverstein, and Bruce Lansky, as well as Mister Rogers. This collection by the author of Cenzontle/Mockingbird: Songs of Empowerment and You Know What I'm Sayin'?, includes discussion questions and writing and creative prompts for independent reading or adult guidance or classroom or book club discussions. Includes black-and-white illustrations by the author's young son.

Middle-Grade (2nd--6th grade)
idioms, puns, alliteration, rhythm and rhyming
questions for discussion (self, parents, teachers, book clubs, etc.)
occasional writing or drawing prompts
great for bed-time or read-alouds
Some poems are translated by the author from English to Spanish for use in bilingual settings.

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Book Details


  • Poetry

Age Level: 

  • 8 - 12
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