Word After Word After Word by Patricia MacLachlanAn inspirational short novel for young readers about the power of writing by Newbery Medal–winning author Patricia MacLachlan.
Every school day feels the same for fourth graders Lucy and Henry and Evie and Russell and May. Then Ms. Mirabel comes to their class—bringing magical words and a whole new way of seeing and understanding.
From beloved author Patricia MacLachlan comes an honest, inspiring story about what is real and what is unreal, and about the ways that writing can change our lives and connect us to our own stories—word after word after word.
Word After Word After Word
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MacLachlan, Patricia. Word after Word after Word. New York: Katherine Tegan Books, Mirabel, a famous writer, starts visiting a grade four class regularly and has a profound impact on a group of five friends by encouraging them to write, even if it means breaking the rules that their teacher believes are essential such as creating an outline. I have to admit, Ms. Mirabel annoyed me.