Relatively Speaking (book)

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Relatively Speaking  
Author Ralph Fletcher
Publisher Scholastic
Release date 1999-03-01
Media type Print (Hardcover)
Pages 48
ISBN 978-0-531-30141-8
OCLC Number 39498578
Dewey Decimal 811/.54 21
LC Classification PS3556.L523 R45 1999

Relatively Speaking: Poems About Family is a young adult book of poetry by Ralph Fletcher, with drawings by Walter Lyon Krudop. It was first published in 1999.

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The youngest boy describes both his family and their life together through verse. Various scenes include how the family prepare corn on the cob, his other brothers accident, the family reunion, his seldom seen cousin and his uncle's funeral.

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Relatively Speaking: Poems About Family has been described as a novel-in-verse.[1]

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