Poetry In April

Just Like Me Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525582090
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - January 14th, 2020

An ode to the girl with scrapes on her knees and flowers in her hair, and every girl in between, this exquisite treasury will appeal to readers of Dear Girl and I Am Enough and have kids poring over it to find a poem that's just for them.

I am a canvas
Being painted on
By the words of my family
Friends


The Road Not Taken Cover Image
By Robert Frost, Vivian Mineker (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781641701075
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Published: Familius - March 1st, 2019

For all of life's adventures comes The Road Not Taken, which The New York Times Book Review calls "a book that begs rereading'".


Poetry for Young People: Maya Angelou Cover Image
By Edwin Graves Wilson (Editor), Jerome Lagarrigue (Illustrator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781454903291
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Published: Sterling Children's Books - January 1st, 2013

Life Doesn't Frighten Me (25th Anniversary Edition) Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781419727481
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - January 9th, 2018

Poetry for Kids: Emily Dickinson Cover Image
By Emily Dickinson, Susan Snively (Editor), Christine Davenier (Illustrator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781633221178
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Published: MoonDance Press - October 1st, 2016

Let your children discover the works of poet Emily Dickinson in Poetry for Kids: Emily Dickinson.

As the premier title in the Poetry for Kids series, Emily Dickinson introduces children to the works of poet Emily Dickinson. Poet, professor, and scholar Susan Snively has carefully chosen 35 poems of interest to children and their families.


No More Poems!: A Book in Verse That Just Gets Worse Cover Image
By Rhett Miller, Dan Santat (By (artist))
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316416528
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 5th, 2019

Acclaimed singer-songwriter Rhett Miller teams up with Caldecott Medalist and bestselling artist Dan Santat in a riotous collection of irreverent poems for modern families.


The Owl and the Pussycat Cover Image
By Edward Lear, Jan Brett (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780399231933
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - August 4th, 1997

Owl sets out to woo Pussycat in a boat laden with fruit from their Caribbean island and with a guitar at his side, ready for serenading.

As they sail off across the sea, another story unfolds in the water beneath the boat. One by one, exotic sea creatures swim into the picture and a small yellow fish seems to be looking for someone.


The Owl and the Pussycat Cover Image
By Edward Lear, Jan Brett (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780698113671
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Published: Puffin Books - May 7th, 1996

Owl sets out to woo Pussycat in a boat laden with fruit from their Caribbean island and with a guitar at his side, ready for serenading.
 
As they sail off across the sea, another story unfolds in the water beneath the boat. One by one, exotic sea creatures swim into the picture and small yellow fish seems to be looking for someone.
 


Swirl by Swirl: Spirals in Nature Cover Image
By Joyce Sidman, Beth Krommes (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780547315836
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - October 4th, 2011

A Caldecott medalist and a Newbery Honor-winning poet celebrate the beauty and value of spirals.What makes the tiny snail shell so beautiful?


Red Sings from Treetops: A Year in Colors Cover Image
By Joyce Sidman, Pamela Zagarenski (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780547014944
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - April 6th, 2009

With original and spot-on perceptions, Joyce Sidman's poetry brings the colors of the seasons to life in a fresh light, combining the senses of sight, sound, smell and taste. In this Caldecott Honor book, illustrator Pam Zagarenski's interpretations go beyond the concrete, allowing us to not just see color, but feel it.


What the Heart Knows: Chants, Charms, and Blessings Cover Image
By Joyce Sidman, Pamela Zagarenski (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780544106161
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - October 8th, 2013

What the Heart Knows: Chants, Charms, and Blessings is a collection of poems to provide comfort, courage, and humor at difficult or daunting moments in life. It conjures forth laments, spells, invocations, chants, blessings, promises, songs, and charms.


Cast Away: Poems for Our Time Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062907691
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Published: Greenwillow Books - February 11th, 2020

Acclaimed poet and Young People’s Poet Laureate Naomi Shihab Nye shines a spotlight on the things we cast away, from plastic water bottles to those less fortunate, in this collection of more than eighty original and never-before-published poems. A deeply moving, sometimes funny, and always provocative poetry collection for all ages.


Ordinary Hazards: A Memoir Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781629798813
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Published: Wordsong - October 8th, 2019

A Michael L. Printz Honor Book
A Robert F. Sibert Informational Honor Book
Arnold Adoff Poetry Award for Teens

Six Starred Reviews -- ★Booklist ★BCCB ★The Horn Book ★Publishers Weekly ★School Library Connection ★Shelf Awareness


For Every One Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781481486255
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - April 2nd, 2019

“A lyrical masterpiece.” —School Library Journal (starred review)

Originally performed at the Kennedy Center for the unveiling of the Martin Luther King Jr.


Say Her Name Cover Image
By Zetta Elliott, Loveis Wise (Illustrator), Loveis Wise (Cover design or artwork by)
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ISBN: 9781368045247
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - January 14th, 2020

Inspired by the #SayHerName campaign launched by the African American Policy Forum, these poems pay tribute to victims of police brutality as well as the activists insisting that Black Lives Matter. Elliott engages poets from the past two centuries to create a chorus of voices celebrating the creativity, resilience, and courage of Black women and girls.


SHOUT Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780670012107
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - March 12th, 2019

A New York Times bestseller and one of 2019's best-reviewed books, a poetic memoir and call to action from the award-winning author of Speak, Laurie Halse Anderson!


Voices in the Air: Poems for Listeners Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062691842
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Published: Greenwillow Books - February 13th, 2018

Acclaimed and award-winning poet, teacher, and National Book Award finalist Naomi Shihab Nye’s uncommon and unforgettable voice offers readers peace, humor, inspiration, and solace. This volume of almost one hundred original poems is a stunning and engaging tribute to the diverse voices past and present that comfort us, compel us, lead us, and give us hope.


The Firefly Letters: A Suffragette's Journey to Cuba Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250110961
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Published: Square Fish - March 7th, 2017

A powerful novel in verse about an early women’s rights pioneer and the journey to Cuba that transformed her life.

When Fredrika Bremer asked the Swedish Consulate to find her a quiet home in the Cuban countryside, she expected a rustic thatched hut, not this luxurious mansion in Matanzas, where Elena, the daughter of the house, can barely step foot outside.


Bravo! (Bilingual board book - Spanish edition): Poems About Amazing Hispanics / Poemas sobre Hispanos Extraordinarios Cover Image
By Margarita Engle, Rafael López (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781250230812
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - March 10th, 2020

Adapted from the Texas Bluebonnet Award–winning Bravo! Poems About Amazing Hispanics, this board book of poems and portraits from writer Margarita Engle and illustrator Rafael López celebrates the lives and accomplishments of amazing Hispanics.


I Remember: Poems and Pictures of Heritage Cover Image
By Lee Bennett Hopkins (Editor), Various Artists (Illustrator), Janet Wong (Contribution by)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781620143117
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Published: Lee & Low Books - October 22nd, 2019

An outstanding celebration of diversity and family: fourteen poets and sixteen illustrators of diverse backgrounds share memorable childhood experiences and reflect upon their different heritages, traditions, and beliefs.

I Remember: Poems and Pictures of Heritage brings together the work of fourteen award-winning poets and sixteen illustrators of diverse backgrounds who share asp


Where the Sidewalk Ends Special Edition with 12 Extra Poems: Poems and Drawings Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780060572341
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Published: HarperCollins - February 18th, 2014


A Light in the Attic Special Edition with 12 Extra Poems Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780061905858
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Published: HarperCollins - September 22nd, 2009

From New York Times bestselling author Shel Silverstein, the creator of the beloved poetry collections Where the Sidewalk Ends, Falling Up, and Every Thing On It, comes an imaginative book of poems and drawings—a favorite of Shel Silverstein fans young and old. This special edition contains 12 never-before-published poems.


A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood: The Poetry of Mister Rogers (Mister Rogers Poetry Books #1) Cover Image
By Fred Rogers, Luke Flowers (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781683691136
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Published: Quirk Books - March 19th, 2019

The New York Times Best Seller 

For the first time ever, 75 beloved songs from Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood and The Children's Corner are collected in this charmingly illustrated treasury, sure to be cherished by generations of children as well as the millions of adults who grew up with Mister Rogers. 


Woke: A Young Poet's Call to Justice Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250311207
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - March 10th, 2020

"This collection of poems by women of color covers topics relating to social justice, activism, discrimination and empathy, focusing on the need to speak out and inspiring middle-graders." -Vogue

Woke: A Young Poet's Guide to Justice
is a collection of poems to inspire kids to stay woke and become a new generation of activists.


Dictionary for a Better World: Poems, Quotes, and Anecdotes from A to Z Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781541557758
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Published: Carolrhoda Books (R) - February 4th, 2020

How can we make the world a better place? This inspiring resource for middle-grade readers is organized as a dictionary; each entry presents a word related to creating a better world, such as ally, empathy, or respect. For each word, there is a poem, a quote from an inspiring person, a personal anecdote from the authors, and a try it prompt for an activity.


Colonial Voices: Hear Them Speak: The Outbreak of the Boston Tea Party Told from Multiple Points-of-View! Cover Image
By Kay Winters, Larry Day (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780147511621
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Published: Puffin Books - March 10th, 2015

Follow an errand boy through colonial Boston as he spreads word of rebellion.

It's December 16, 1773, and Boston is about to explode! King George has decided to tax the colonists' tea. The Patriots have had enough. Ethan, the printer's errand boy, is running through town to deliver a message about an important meeting.


Flash and Gleam: Light in Our World Cover Image
By Sue Fliess, Khoa Le (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781541557703
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Published: Millbrook Press (Tm) - March 3rd, 2020

The soft glow of a candle, the blink of a firefly, a burst of fireworks--light is everywhere in our world Rhyming text and luminous illustrations follow four children as they experience many different forms of light.


Bravo! (Bilingual board book - Spanish edition): Poems About Amazing Hispanics / Poemas sobre Hispanos Extraordinarios Cover Image
By Margarita Engle, Rafael López (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781250230812
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - March 10th, 2020

Adapted from the Texas Bluebonnet Award–winning Bravo! Poems About Amazing Hispanics, this board book of poems and portraits from writer Margarita Engle and illustrator Rafael López celebrates the lives and accomplishments of amazing Hispanics.


National Geographic Kids Photo Ark Limited Earth Day Edition: Celebrating Our Wild World in Poetry and Pictures Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781426372070
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Published: National Geographic Children's Books - March 24th, 2020

Our planet's most beautiful and endangered animals come to life in this visually stunning picture book. The photos, by award-winning National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore, represent a lifelong project to make portraits of the world's endangered animals.


Joyful Noise: Poems for Two Voices Cover Image
By Paul Fleischman, Eric Beddows (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780064460934
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Published: HarperCollins - June 18th, 2019

From the Newbery Medal winning author of Seedfolks, Paul Fleischman, Joyful Noise is a collection of irresistible poems that celebrates the insect world. Funny, sad, loud, and quiet, each of these poems resounds with a booming, boisterous, joyful noise.


Sing a Song of Seasons: A Nature Poem for Each Day of the Year Cover Image
By Nosy Crow, Frann Preston-Gannon (Illustrator), Fiona Waters (Editor)
$40.00
ISBN: 9781536202472
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Published: Nosy Crow - October 9th, 2018

Sing a Song of Seasons is a lavishly illustrated collection of 366 nature poems — one for every day of the year. Filled with familiar favorites and new discoveries written by a wide variety of poets, including William Shakespeare, Emily Dickinson, John Updike, Langston Hughes, N. M.


Write! Write! Write! Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781684373628
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Published: Wordsong - March 17th, 2020

Twenty-two poems capture the amazing power of writing and will inspire even the most reluctant writer to begin putting words to paper.


The Proper Way to Meet a Hedgehog and Other How-To Poems Cover Image
By Paul B. Janeczko, Richard Jones (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780763681685
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Published: Candlewick - February 25th, 2019

Toast a marshmallow, be a tree in winter, read braille — Paul B. Janeczko and Richard Jones invite you to enjoy an assortment of poems that inform and inspire.

Today I walked outside and spied
a hedgehog on the hill.
When she and I met eye to eye,
she raised up straight and still.


Firefly July: A Year of Very Short Poems Cover Image
By Paul B. Janeczko, Melissa Sweet (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780763699710
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Published: Candlewick - March 20th, 2018

“Sweet’s pictures are, in a word, gorgeous. . . . They capture and expand the spirit and sensibility of the verses they illustrate to wonderful effect.” — Booklist (starred review)


A Poke in the I: A Collection of Concrete Poems Cover Image
By Paul B. Janeczko (Editor), Chris Raschka (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780763623760
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Published: Candlewick - March 3rd, 2005

"These aren't poems to read aloud, but to look at and laugh at together, with young children and especially older readers, who will enjoy the surprise of what words look like and what can be done with them." — Booklist (starred review)


Imagine Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780763690526
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Published: Candlewick - September 25th, 2018

A buoyant, breathtaking poem from Juan Felipe Herrera — brilliantly illustrated by Caldecott Honoree Lauren Castillo — speaks to every dreaming heart.


Hey Black Child Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316360302
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - November 14th, 2017

Six-time Coretta Scott King Award winner and four-time Caldecott Honor recipient Bryan Collier brings this classic, inspirational poem to life, written by poet Useni Eugene Perkins.

Hey black child,

Do you know who you are?

Who really are? Do you know you can be

What you want to be

If you try to be


Poetry Speaks Who I Am: Poems of Discovery, Inspiration, Independence, and Everything Else... [With CD (Audio)] Cover Image
By Elise Paschen (Editor), Dominique Raccah (Editor), Elizabeth Alexander (Editor)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781402210747
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Published: Sourcebooks - March 1st, 2010

Poetry Speaks Who I Am is filled with more than 100 remarkable selections for ages 12-14 from a wide variety of poets.


Amphibian Acrobats Cover Image
By Leslie Bulion, Robert Meganck (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9781682630983
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Published: Peachtree Publishing Company - March 1st, 2020

Step right up and learn all about the lively participants in the Amphibian Acrobat show-- from the agile Wallace's flying frog to the bouncing Venezuelan pebble toad to the tricky salamander called the yellow-eyed ensatina.


Friends and Foes: Poems About Us All Cover Image
By Douglas Florian, Douglas Florian (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781442487956
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Published: Beach Lane Books - July 10th, 2018

In the tradition of Shel Silverstein, celebrated picture book poet Douglas Florian offers an honest, touching, and often humorous collection of twenty-three poems about relationships—both good and bad!

There are all kinds of friends—good friends, bad friends, old friends, new friends…even imaginary friends!


Poem-mobiles: Crazy Car Poems Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781984894472
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Published: Schwartz & Wade - January 7th, 2020

This paperback picture book features fresh, quirky poems by two picture-book poetry veterans which explore practically every kid's favorite topic: CARS!


Poems Aloud: Poems are for reading out loud! Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780711247697
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Published: Wide Eyed Editions - February 4th, 2020

Poems are made to read OUT LOUD!

A wittily illustrated anthology of poems, designed to be read aloud. Twenty poems by the award-winning Joseph Coelho arm children with techniques for lifting poetry off the page and performing with confidence.


Perfect for confident children and shy readers alike, this book teaches all sorts of clever ways to performing poetry.


We Rise, We Resist, We Raise Our Voices Cover Image
By Wade Hudson (Editor), Cheryl Willis Hudson (Editor)
$10.99
ISBN: 9780525580454
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Published: Yearling - December 31st, 2019

Fifty of the foremost diverse children's authors and illustrators--including Jason Reynolds, Jacqueline Woodson, and Kwame Alexander--share answers to the question, "In this divisive world, what shall we tell our children?" in this beautiful, full-color keepsake collection, published in partnership with Just Us Books.


Thunder Underground Cover Image
By Jane Yolen, Josee Masse (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781590789360
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Published: Wordsong - March 28th, 2017

In this collection of poems, noted children's poet Jane Yolen takes readers on an expedition underground, exploring everything from animal burrows and human creations, like subways, near the surface—to ancient cities and fossils, lower down—to caves, magma, and Earth's tectonic plates, deeper still below our feet.


This delightful, interactive journey through the history of the world's poetry now includes a removable poster and access to downloadable audio, allowing kids to listen and learn as they experience the magic of the spoken word.


My Parents Think I'm Sleeping (I Can Read Level 3) Cover Image
By Jack Prelutsky, Yossi Abolafia (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9780060537227
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Published: HarperCollins - January 8th, 2008

From Children’s Poet Laureate Jack Prelutsky and illustrator Yossi Abolafia, My Parents Think I'm Sleeping is the perfect book to get young readers excited about bedtime. This I Can Read book is an excellent choice to share during homeschooling, in particular for children ages 5 to 7 who are ready to read independently.


It's Raining Pigs & Noodles Cover Image
By Jack Prelutsky, James Stevenson (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780060763909
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Published: Greenwillow Books - December 26th, 2012

The master of mischievous rhyme, Jack Prelutsky, and his partner in crime, James Stevenson, have whipped up a storm of more than one hundred hilarious poems and zany drawings. Grab your umbrella—and make sure it's a big one!


A Child's Book of Poems Cover Image
By Gyo Fujikawa (Illustrator)
$9.95
ISBN: 9781402750618
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Published: Sterling - September 1st, 2007

William Blake, Kate Greenaway, Emily Dickinson: the writers in this charming anthology of 200 poems--first published in 1969--are among literature's most beloved. And Gyo Fujikawa's appealing illustrations depict children of all races sweetly interacting, as well as an engagingly rendered menagerie of animals and the natural world in all its wonderment.


The Ghostly Carousel Cover Image
By Calef Brown, Calef Brown (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781512426618
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Published: Carolrhoda Books (R) - August 1st, 2018

A zombie family reunion, a Jekyll lantern, a giggling undertaker, a telekinetic warlock . . . are you scared yet? Sure to induce shrieks and giggles in equal measure, Calef Brown's poems present a wonderfully creepy cast of characters. Richly detailed paintings add to the frightful fun

-- "Journal.


Up Verses Down: Poems, Paintings, and Serious Nonsense Cover Image
By Calef Brown, Calef Brown (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780805099294
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - June 18th, 2019

Enter the delightful world of this long-format picture book poetry collection from #1 New York Times-bestselling creator Calef Brown.

This book is powered by 100% natural
POETROLIUM™
A verse-based energy source
(with verbal synergy, of course)


Wild in the Streets: 20 Poems of City Animals Cover Image
By Marilyn Singer, Mr. Gordy Wright (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9780711241701
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Published: words & pictures - September 17th, 2019

This beautifully illustrated book pairs poetry with nonfiction, telling the fascinating stories of the animals who have found homes in our city landscapes across the world, from the pythons traveling Singapore's sewers to the monkeys living in India's temples.

Humans may have built towns and cities, but we aren’t the only ones who live in them.


Clackety Track: Poems about Trains Cover Image
By Skila Brown, Jamey Christoph (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780763690472
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Published: Candlewick - March 12th, 2019

Queue up for a whistle-stop tour of trains of all kinds, narrated in lively verse and featuring dynamic retro artwork.

Rows of grooves, cables, and bars.
Graffiti rockin’ out the cars.
A badge of rust. A proud oil stain.
There’s nothin’ plain about a train.


Common Critters: The Wildlife in Your Neighborhood Cover Image
By Pat Brisson, Dan Tavis (Illustrator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9780884486916
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Published: Tilbury House Publishers - April 7th, 2020

Common Critters celebrates neighborhood wildlife in verse. A familiar cast of characters—worms, slugs, caterpillars, ladybugs, robins, mourning doves, houseflies, spiders, squirrels, skunks, and others—crawls, runs, buzzes, and flits through these lively poems, which show how exotic these seemingly ordinary creatures really are.


The Best Part of Me: Children Talk About Their Bodies in Pictures and Words Cover Image
By Wendy Ewald, Wendy Ewald (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316703062
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - January 1st, 2002

An award-winning photographer asked several children "What is the best part of you?", and presents their answers in this sometimes funny, sometimes moving, deeply personal book that includes striking black-and-white photographs taken by the author. Ideal for parents and teacher to use to discuss body image, self-esteem, and diversity with children.


Out of Wonder: Poems Celebrating Poets Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780763680947
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Published: Candlewick - March 14th, 2017

The 2018 Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award Winner

A Newbery Medalist and a Caldecott Honoree’s New York Times best-selling ode to poets who have sparked a sense of wonder.


A Child's Garden of Verses Cover Image
$9.95
ISBN: 9781402750625
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Published: Sterling - September 1st, 2007

Originally published in 1885, A Child's Garden of Verses has served as a wonderful introduction to poetry for each new generation.


A Child's Garden of Verses Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780689823824
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - February 1st, 1999

Here is a delightful look at childhood, written by master poet and storyteller Robert Louis Stevenson. In this collection of sixty-six poems, Stevenson recalls the joys of his childhood, from sailing boats down a river, to waiting for the lamplighter, to sailing off to foreign lands in his imagination.


The Day the Universe Exploded My Head: Poems to Take You into Space and Back Again Cover Image
By Allan Wolf, Anna Raff (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780763680251
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Published: Candlewick - March 5th, 2019

Hang on tight for a raucous bounce through the solar system and back — propelled by funny, fanciful, factually sound poems and exuberant illustrations.

The universe poured into me.
My brain was overloaded.
It smoked and glowed red-hot.
And then
it actually exploded.