I have this mentor text and a large collection of many other Patricia Polacco books in my room. Please come by and I'll let you go through the Polacco collection and you can borrow what you like and ask for more teachable moments with her texts.
Here's a few additional sites to find inspiration with Patricia Polacco's books:Reading Rockets - Patricia Polacco Video Interview
Patricia Polacco Author Study Ideas from The Reading Lady
Patricia Polacco's Official Author Website
Preview the new Patricia Polacco Video About Her Life as an Author