“This is a poetry book written by 6 different characters, all inner-city children. The subtitle says it all: students can definitely read between the lines and try to figure out what these 6 children are really trying to say about their world. Some messages are simple while others are carry a heavier message. The book can also help with preparing to write personal essays as they read about the simple observations that these third graders make in their own lives as they to go and from school one day.
Genre: poetry, fiction
Teacher Resource: http://www.powertolearn.com/teachers/lesson_activities/language_arts/speak_to_me.pdf