Haiku Book Reviews 2010

April was National Poetry month! We asked teens in grades 6 – 12 to get in touch with their inner poet and write a book review in the form of a haiku (5 syllables – 7 syllables – 5 syllables) for a chance to win a prize! They were able to review fiction, non-fiction, comics, graphic novels, manga, and audiobooks.

Our prize winner was Sumbul S.!

You can see the winning entry and other entries below!

Haiku Reviews

 

The Outsiders
by S.E. Hinton
Realistic Fiction
* * * * * Stars
haiku by Jessica G.

Greasers are fighting
Socs are going to lose
Because they need help

Sorcerers of the Nightwing
by Geoffrey Huntington
Fantasy
* * * * * Stars
haiku by Andy F.

Spirits in the wind
Creeping through the forest fires
Watch them part a way

The Thief
by Unknown
Adventure
* * * * * Stars
haiku by Clarisa C.

Cunning as a fox
The immortal stone is gone
Mischief with a smile

Black Beauty
by Anna Sewell
Realistic Fiction
Historical Fiction
* * * * Stars
haiku by Anne K.

Gentle Beauty’s tale
Of unbreakable spirit
Stabled in my heart

Black Beauty
by Anna Sewell
Realistic Fiction
Historical Fiction
* * * * Stars
haiku by Karin T.

Velvet nose, warm breath
Glossy coat, tail streams – a banner
Greetings, Black Beauty

Homeless Bird
by Gloria Whelan
Realistic Fiction
* * * * * Stars
haiku by Sumbul S.

Away from her home,
Life is a long lost dream now,
Until it’s her way.