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Reviewku: Plunder! Young Adult Fiction

REVIEWKU is collection of book reviews written in with the syllabic rules of Haiku (5/7/5 syllables per line), followed by “Nitty Gritty” book specific details including but not limited to: age range, genre, point of view (POV), theme, style, voice, setting. From pirates to mermaids to boats to ships to oceans to lakes to shores… enjoy these Pirate Reviewkus, mateys!
 

•  This page features Reviewkus of the PLUNDER! (Pirate! Poetry! Everything else!) nature in the category YOUNG ADULT FICTION.  


 

GIRL COMING IN FOR A LANDING by April Halprin Wayland, illustrated by Elaine Clayton

Posted by on 2:34 am in reviewku: plunder, young adult fiction, reviewku: poetry (all) | 0 comments

GROWING UP – KICKING AND SCREAMING ALL THE WAY

Imagination

gives way to reality.

Crushing into love.

 

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GLIMPSE by Carol Lynch Williams

Posted by on 2:28 am in reviewku: plunder, young adult fiction, reviewku: poetry (all) | 0 comments

BACK AND FORTH AND UP AND DOWN

Flashbacks, revolvers,

Sister spiraling down, down.

Diary found.  Hope.

 

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I HEART YOU, YOU HAUNT ME by Lisa Schroeder

Posted by on 2:58 am in reviewku: plunder, young adult fiction, reviewku: poetry (all) | 0 comments

THIS I SWEAR TO YOU

It was my fault. Do

you hate me?  I love you. Now

and forever more.

 

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KEESHA’S HOUSE by Helen Frost

Posted by on 3:52 am in reviewku: plunder, young adult fiction, reviewku: poetry (all) | 0 comments

EVERY ROOM TELLS A TALE

Sestina. Sonnet.

Emotional trauma. Truth.

Joy, pain, rage. Safe house.

 

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LEARNING TO SWIM by Ann Turner

Posted by on 2:37 am in reviewku: pirate (all), reviewku: plunder, young adult fiction, reviewku: poetry (all) | 0 comments

ONCE UPON A TIME AND LATER IN LIFE

Little girl lost — plot:

“Sailing,” “Sinking,” “Swimming.”

Hurting.  Healing.  Hope.

 

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ONE OF THOSE HIDEOUS BOOKS WHERE THE MOTHER DIES by Sonya Sones

Posted by on 2:45 am in reviewku: plunder, young adult fiction, reviewku: poetry (all) | 0 comments

MY HOLLYWOOD DAD THINKS HE’S ALL THAT

Did she have to die?

And if so why do I have

to go live with him?

 

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ORCHARDS by Holly Thompson

Posted by on 2:39 am in reviewku: plunder, young adult fiction, reviewku: poetry (all) | 0 comments

ANGER, FEAR, DESPAIR

Suicide, anger

Bipolar, hidden terrors,

Japanese orchard.

 

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PIRATE HAIKU by Michael Spradlin

Posted by on 2:43 am in reviewku: pirate (all), reviewku: plunder, young adult fiction, reviewku: poetry (all) | 0 comments

RAT A TAT TAT

Funny and fun.  All

haikus.  Pirates and treasure,

rum and action.

 

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PURPLE DAZE by Sherry Shahan

Posted by on 2:56 am in reviewku: plunder, young adult fiction, reviewku: poetry (all) | 0 comments

HAZY PAST, PRESENT, FUTURE

Newspapers, song clips,

character voices.  Teenage

life in the sixties.

 

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SOLD by Patricia McCormick

Posted by on 3:29 am in reviewku: plunder, young adult fiction, reviewku: poetry (all) | 0 comments

FITS AND FLOODS, FREE VERSE FLOW

Muzzled. Trapped. Nepal.

Prostitution. Slavery.

Verse reality.

 

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