Gone Camping: A Novel in Verse

By: Tamera Will Wissinger

Illustrator: Matthew Cordell

Hiking in the great outdoors, catching fish, watching the stars come out at night—camping is fun—until it’s time to sleep. Notes, techniques, and selected books about writing poetry. Black-and-white illustrations.

ISBN: 9780544638730

JLG Release: May 2017

Sensitive Areas: No sensitive areas
Topics: Novels in verse , Camping , Nature , Brothers and sisters , Grandfathers , Family life

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Awards & Honors

New York Public Library Best Books for Kids 2017

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First Release

May 2017



Dewey Classification


Trim Size

6" x 8 1/2"

Page Count


Accelerated Reader

Level 3; Points: 0.5;

Scholastic Reading Counts

Level 5.5; Points: 7;


Level NP


Print Book


Hardcover edition


Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Potentially Sensitive Areas

No sensitive areas


Novels in verse, Camping, Nature, Brothers and sisters, Grandfathers, Family life,

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