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Author
Brown, Skila
Call Number
J 597.3 BRO
Summary
From the enormous whale shark to the legendary great white to the enigmatic goblin shark to the small cookie-cutter shark, Slickety Quick is a delightful frenzy of shark mayhem. Mysterious species such as the camouflaged wobbegong and the elusive frilled shark share the waters with better-known blue and nurse sharks, each commemorated in a poem by Skila Brown and illustrated by Bob Kolar. Sneaky shark facts ripple through each spread to further inform the brave and curious young reader intrigued by the power--and danger--of these amazing creatures.
Author
Loewen, Nancy
Call Number
J 808.1 LOE
Summary
Presents advice to help young readers compose their own poems, including twelve points on the use of rhythm, rhyme, alliteration, similes, metaphors, Onomatopoeia, and several poetic forms.
Author
Lewis, J. Patrick
Call Number
J 808.819 NAT
Summary
When words in verse are paired with the awesomeness of nature, something magical happens. Beloved former U.S. Poet Laureate J. Patrick Lewis curates an exuberant poetic celebration of the natural world in this stellar collection of nature poems. From trickling streams to deafening thunderstorms to soaring mountains, discover majestic photography perfectly paired with contemporary (such as Billy Collins), classics (such as Robert Frost), and never-before-published works.
Author
Martin, Bill
Call Number
J 811.008 BIL
Summary
The definitive anthology of children's poetry featuring nearly two hundred traditional and contemporary poems and original illustrations by award-winning artists, including Ashley Bryan, Lois Ehlert, Steven Kellogg, Chris Raschka, Dan Yaccarino, Nancy Tafuri, and Derek Anderson.
Author
Janeczko, Paul B.
Call Number
J 811.008 FIR
Summary
A selection of short American poems dealing with the four seasons and the different weather events and animal patterns that can occur within each.
Author
Hopkins, Lee B.
Call Number
J 811.008 LIV
Summary
A collection of poetic portraits of sixteen famous Americans from Paul Revere to Neil Armstrong, by such authors as Jane Yolen, Nikki Grimes, and X. J. Kennedy.
Author
Hopkins, Lee B.
Call Number
J 811.008 NAS
Summary
A whimsical tribute to naughty and mischievous insects features sixteen pieces by children's poets.
Author
Lansky, Bruce
Call Number
J 811.07 ROL
Summary
Presents a collection of humorous poems by such authors as Jack Prelutsky, Shel Silverstein, and Kenn Nesbitt.
Author
Prelutsky, Jack
Call Number
J 811.508 TWE
Summary
A collection of more than 200 poems by such modern poets as Nikki Grimes, John Ciardi, Karla Kuskin, Ted Hughes, e.e. cummings, Eve Merriam, Deborah Chandra, Arnold Adoff, and more than 100 others.
Author
Dakos, Kalli
Call Number
J 811.54 DAK
Summary
An illustrated collection of poems about a variety of elementary school experiences.
Author
Florian, Douglas
Call Number
J 811.54 FLO
Summary
An illustrated collection of poems for children about pirates.
Author
Franco, Betsy
Call Number
J 811.54 FRA
Summary
Here, 33 concrete poems capture canines in their doggy glory, from obedience school, to backyard break outs, to flatulent Fidos. Whether your best friend is a plucky Jack Russell, an indecisive basset hound, to a poodle with an indiscriminate appetite, you're sure to find this display doggone delightful
Author
Lewis, J. Patrick
Call Number
J 811.54 LEW
Summary
Borrows themes from famous poems and flips them on their head to create humorous verses and riddles in a collection of math-based problem-solving parodies.
Author
Lewis, J. Patrick
Call Number
J 811.54 LEW
Summary
A delightfully wide-ranging poetry collection taken from previously published and new works by American poet J. Patrick Lewis is illustrated by Italian artist Maria Cristina Pritell
Author
Prelutsky, Jack
Call Number
J 811.54 PRE
Summary
A collection of poems about dragons, including "I'm an Amiable Dragon," "If You Don't Believe in Dragons," and "A Dragon Is in My Computer."
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