Shoot for the Moon: Lessons on Life from a Dog Named Rudy by Corinne Humphrey


Schema: dogs, learning life lessons

Metaphor: The author presents ideas about life such as the title phrase, “shoot for the moon,” as an extended metaphor about trying to reach your goals in life. Students can practice making a mental image of each idea and talk about what it means to them.

This is a great gift book for high school graduates just beginning college.

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