When Miss Gonzalez asks her class admits to write about their favorite part of a book, one student answers honestly: the blank space. But the blank space isn’t part of a book, is it? See what happens when one student explores what’s really between the lines in a storybook. Written in concrete poetry with bold graphics, Blank Space is a powerful, lyrical story about learning to read.
Beth Bacon writes books for reluctant readers, that is children who resist their reading requirements. Her books are bold, true, laugh-out-loud funny. She has an MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults from Vermont College of Fine Arts. Her books have won awards from library organizations and received praise from teachers and parents.=]