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All the World by
Call Number: JUV. PS3619.C265 A79 2009
Publication Date: 2009-09-08
Pictures and rhyming text celebrate a family's day spent going to the beach, shopping at the market, eating at a restaurant and spending the evening with the rest of the extended family.
America the Beautiful by
Call Number: JUV. PS1077.B4 A8 2004
Publication Date: 2004-04-28
Four verses of the nineteenth-century poem, illustrated by the author's great-great-grandnephew.
And the Green Grass Grew All Around by
Call Number: JUV. PS477 .S39 1992
Publication Date: 1992-03-01
From autograph rhymes to street rhymes, from riddles to jump-rope chants, here is a wonderful collection of more than 250 folk poems to share with friends & family. Understand, rubberband?
Blue Sky White Stars by
Call Number: JUV. PZ7.N1254 Blu 2017
Publication Date: 2017-06-13
A stirring poetic tribute to the beauty and wonder of America's symbols, history, landscape
Dark Emperor and Other Poems of the Night by
Call Number: JUV. PS3569.I295 D37 2010
Publication Date: 2010-09-06
A collection of poems that celebrates the wonder, mystery, and danger of the night and describes the many things that hide in the dark.
Hip Hop Speaks to Children by
Call Number: JUV. PS591.N4 H55 2008
Publication Date: 2008-10-01
Hip Hop Speaks to Children is a celebration of poetry with a beat. Poetry can have both a rhyme and a rhythm. Sometimes it is obvious; sometimes it is hidden. But either way, make no mistake, poetry is as vibrant and exciting as it gets. And when you find yourself clapping your hands or tapping your feet, you know you''ve found poetry with a beat!
I Like Being Me by
Call Number: JUV. PS3562.A412 I18 1997
Publication Date: 2007-08-14
A collection of poems about being kind, solving problems, learning from mistakes, telling the truth, dealing with feelings, being a friend, and more.
Life Doesn't Frighten Me by
Call Number: JUV. PS3551.N464 L54 1993
Publication Date: 1996-02-06
Presents Maya Angelou's poem illustrated by paintings and drawings of Jean-Michel Basquiat. Features biographies of both the author and artist.
Lullaby (for a Black Mother) by
Call Number: JUV. PS3515.U274 L85 2013
Publication Date: 2013-03-19
The poem by African American author of the Harlem Renaissance about a mother's love for her child is paired with color illustrations. Its sweet, lulling rhythm celebrates a bedtime ritual and the bond between a mother and child.
Out of Wonder: poems celebrating poets by
Call Number: JUV. PN1031 .O98 2017
Publication Date: 2017-03-14
Newbery Medalist and a Caldecott Honoree offer a glorious, lyrical ode to poets who have sparked a sense of wonder. Out of gratitude for the poet's art form, Newbery Award-winning author and poet Kwame Alexander, along with Chris Colderley and Marjory Wentworth, present original poems that pay homage to twenty famed poets who have made the authors' hearts sing and their minds wonder. Stunning mixed-media images by Ekua Holmes, winner of a Caldecott Honor and a John Steptoe New Talent Illustrator Award, complete the celebration and invite the reader to listen, wonder, and perhaps even pick up a pen.
The Surrender Tree by
Call Number: JUV. PS3555.N4254 S87 2008
Publication Date: 2008-04-01
Cuba has fought three wars for independence, and still she is not free. This history in verse creates a lyrical portrait of Cuba.
That Sweet Diamond by
Call Number: JUV. PS3560.A465 T48 1998
Publication Date: 1998-04-01
A collection of poems, including "Before the Game," "Catcher Sings the Blues," "How to Spit," and "Double Play," capture the experiences of the game of baseball.
Wing Nuts by
Call Number: JUV. PS3562.E9465 W56 2006
Publication Date: 2006-04-05
This hilarious collection of offbeat poetry introduces senryu, a cousin of haiku featuring punchy and punny poems that tackle a range of child-friendly subjects
Zen Ties by
Call Number: JUV. PZ7.M97274 Zen 2008
Publication Date: 2008-02-01
When Stillwater the panda encourages Koo, Addy, Michael, and Karl to help a grouchy neighbor, their efforts are rewarded in unexpected ways. A story with haikus.