that dogis a book that is told inthe formof poetry.The book is told as theresponses that Jack givesto his teacher atschool when theyare learning poetry. This book is about a boy called Jackand his hate for poetry at the beginning of the story. He thinksthat poetry is only for girlsand that poetry is silly. His teacher, Mrs.Stretchberry. keeps on trying to give him inspiration but willhe really open upto his talents at poetry? This book is a great book that shows the profound relationships between a boy and a dog and words. If you like silly books that make you have any kind of feeling this is the right book for you.
That Dogis the storyof Jack, his dog, his teacher, and words.The story develops through Jack'sresponses to his teacher, Miss Stretchberry, over the course of aschool year. At first, his responsesare shortand cranky: "I don't want to"and "I tried. Can't do it. Brain's empty." But ashis teacher feeds him inspiration, Jack findsthat he hasa lot to sayand he finds ways to say it.