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Poetry Fun
Laugh. Cry. Be curious. Poetry is for you!
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  Cover Art: African American Poetry African American Poetry
Presents a collection of poems by African-American poets, including Lucille Clifton, Langston Hughes, Gwendolyn Brooks, and Elizabeth Alexander.
45 p. 2012
Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: A Family of Poems : My Favorite Poetry for Children A Family of Poems : My Favorite Poetry for Children
An anthology of poems celebrating poetry's ability to connect us like family.
143 p. 2005
Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Incredible Inventions Incredible Inventions
These sixteen original poems celebrate creativity that comes in all shapes and sizes.
27 p. 2009
Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Sharing the Seasons : a Book of Poems Sharing the Seasons : a Book of Poems
The 48 poems, 12 for each season, include familiar contributions from Carl Sandburg and Karla Kuskin as well as specially commissioned works by well-known contemporary poets for children, including Marilyn Singer, J. Patrick Lewis, and Rebecca Kai Dotlich.
83 p. 2010
Easy Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: The Tree That Time Built : a Celebration of Nature Science and Imagination The Tree That Time Built : a Celebration of Nature Science and Imagination
An anthology of more than 100 poems celebrating the wonders of the natural world and encouraging environmental awareness. Includes an audio CD that comprises readings of 44 of the poems, many performed by the poets themselves.
xii, 209 p. 2009
Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Roots and Blues : a Celebration Adoff, Arnold
Roots and Blues : a Celebration
Lyrical text explores how Blues have been part of everyday life throughout history, from its origins in the sounds of the earth, through slaves' voices singing of freedom, to today's greatest performers--and listeners.
86 p. 2011
Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Life Doesn't Frighten Me Angelou, Maya
Life Doesn't Frighten Me
Presents Maya Angelou's poem illustrated by paintings and drawings of Jean-Michel Basquiat. Features biographies of both the author and artist.
32 p. 1993
Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Maya Angelou Angelou, Maya
Maya Angelou
A collection of poetry written by Maya Angelou.
48 p. 2007
Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Eric Carle's Animals Animals Carle, Eric
Eric Carle's Animals Animals
An illustrated collection of poems by a variety of authors describing the peculiarities of pets and wild and domestic animals.
86 p. 1989
Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: The Hunting of the Snark : an Agony in Eight Fits Carroll, Lewis
The Hunting of the Snark : an Agony in Eight Fits
A beautifully re-illustrated edition of Lewis Carroll's unforgetabe story: "the impossible voyage of an improbable crew to find an inconeivable creature." The master of nonsense, Lewis Carroll, re-illustrated in a fabulous new edition.
2012
Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Emily Dickinson Dickinson, Emily
Emily Dickinson
See the beauty and magic of the everyday world through the eyes of Emily Dickinson, one of America's best-loved and most renowned poets. Using words as her paint brush, she paints pictures of the world around her. - from cover flap
48 p. 2008
Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Joyful Noise : Poems for Two Voices Fleischman, Paul
Joyful Noise : Poems for Two Voices
A collection of poems describing the characteristics and activities of a variety of insects.
44 p. 1988
Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Handsprings : Poems & Paintings Florian, Douglas
Handsprings : Poems & Paintings
48 p. 2006
Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Poem Depot : Aisles of Smiles Florian, Douglas
Poem Depot : Aisles of Smiles
An illustrated collection of silly nonsense poems about topics kids care about: talents, avoiding homework, friends and more.
154 pages 2014
Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Beast Friends Forever! : Animal Lovers in Rhyme Forbes, Robert L.
Beast Friends Forever! : Animal Lovers in Rhyme
The beasts are back! If you haven't heard, the whole animal kingdom is roaring its approval for Beast Friends Forever, this collection of delectable verses about animals both rascally and sweet. With delicious poems by Robert Forbes and zany illustrations of each poem by master artist Ronald Searle, these wildly playful rhymes and charmingly intricate illustrations will keep readers seven to seventy coming back again and again. The anteater (who is not a cheater), a brave meerkat named Lee, Bugsie Seagull, and Dapper Don the fox feature along with many others in this timeless collection.
76 p. 2013
Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: The Llama Who Had No Pajama : 100 Favorite Poems Hoberman, Mary Ann
The Llama Who Had No Pajama : 100 Favorite Poems
An illustrated collection of poems about all sorts of subjects, including "Wishes," "Ducks," "When I Need a Real Baby," and "Growing."
68 p. 1998
Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Looking for Jaguar and other Rainforest Poems Katz, Susan
Looking for Jaguar and other Rainforest Poems
A tour of the most biologically diverse regions of the world, conducted with correspondingly diverse poetry, awaits young readers in a collection as useful in the science classroom as in language arts units. In many of her 19 sharply honed poems,
40 p. 2005
Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: The President's Stuck in the Bathtub : Poems About the Presidents Katz, Susan
The President's Stuck in the Bathtub : Poems About the Presidents
Playful political poems about the penchants and peccadilloes of the presidents! Sure, William Taft got stuck in his tub, but did you know that John Quincy Adams used to skinny-dip in the Potomac? It's true! The lives of the presidents are served up as fact-filled and fanciful poems that will make you laugh, cringe, and gasp with amazement at the colorful cast of men and women who have lived in the White House.
64 p. 2012
Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: City Kids : Street & Skyscraper Rhymes Kennedy, X. J.
City Kids : Street & Skyscraper Rhymes
A collection of more than thirty-five poems about the urban world by Robert Frost Medal-awarded poet X.J. Kennedy.
86 p. 2010
Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: His Shoes Were Far Too Tight Lear, Edward
His Shoes Were Far Too Tight
Come inside this book and meet the Pobble with his chilly feet, the Owl and the Pussycat, a Sieve to sail away and back, a hive of silvery bees. Come inside this book and find poetry to feed your mind.
2011
Children's Nonfiction Book
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