Author
Carter, James
Call Number
J 523.1 CAR
Summary
In this poetic tour of the universe, children learn about the Big Bang and the origins of life on Earth.
Author
Florian, Douglas
Call Number
J 591.758 FLO
Summary
A kid-friendly collection of more than twenty poems about the polar regions and the animals that live there.
Author
Janeczko, Paul B.
Call Number
J 808.81 PRO
Summary
A collection of thirty-three how-to poems for children, ranging from the whimsical to the very practical.
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
Vardell, Sylvia M.
Call Number
J 808.819 WOR
Summary
See the world through a poet's eyes with this enchanting collection of poems for children, packed full of verse on themes of family, nature, art, science, and more. Discover old classics and new favorites, then learn to write poetry yourself.
Author
Hopkins, Lee B.
Call Number
J 811.008 CON
Summary
Out of a pit of soil and rock, a skyscraper will sit on this block. In Construction people, you'll meet the people and marvel at the machinery that transform an empty lot into a magnificent building. Glaziers, electricians, carpenters, plumbers--each group plays a unique role when constructing a skyscraper. Working together, they create something extraordinary.
Summary
Celebrate the gift of language and the vibrant culture of the United States with this collection of classic and never-before-published poetry. Poems are arranged by region, from coast to coast, and among them you'll find works by Langston Hughes, Dorothy Parker, Robert Frost, Naomi Shihab Nye, Walt Whitman, and more.
Author
Whitman, Walt
Call Number
J 811.3 WHI
Summary
Nineteenth-century poet Walt Whitman employs the language of his day to express a wonder about the world below the sea that is timeless.
Author
Cleary, Brian P.
Call Number
J 811.54 CLE
Summary
Explains how to compose a list poem and presents a collection of fifteen list poems on a variety of topics, including summer camp, the bus stop, a wish list, and the lost and found.
Author
Davies, Lynn
Call Number
J 811.54 DAV
Summary
From award-winning poet Lynn Davies comes her first collection for children. And there's a twist: each of the poems in So Imagine Me has a secret. The lyrical and playful text describes something from nature--flora or fauna or another phenomenon--that's also hiding in the illustrations.
Author
Heidbreder, Robert
Call Number
J 811.54 ENG
Summary
What do you see when you look up at the sky? Children's poet, Robert Heidbreder, shares thirty memorable poems that capture the magic and beauty of all the wonderful things kids can see when they gaze at the sky.
Author
Grimes, Nikki
Call Number
J 811.54 GRI
Summary
From Children's Literature Legacy Award-winning author Nikki Grimes comes a feminist-forward new collection of poetry celebrating the little-known women poets of the Harlem Renaissance-- paired with full-color, original art from today's most talented female African-American illustrators.
Author
Lee, Dennis
Call Number
J 811.54 LEE
Summary
Alligator Pie and Other Poems brings together three of Dennis Lee's best-loved collections of poetry--Alligator Pie, Jelly Belly, and The Ice Cream Store--spanning three decades of his warm and whimsical rhymes.
Author
Lyon, George Ella
Call Number
J 811.54 LYO
Summary
A bold, lyrical collection of poems with gorgeous illustrations that highlight some of the most celebrated activists from around the world.
Author
Nye, Naomi Shihab
Call Number
J 811.54 NYE
Summary
Everything Comes Next contains Naomi Shihab Nye's most beloved poems, including 'Famous,' 'A Valentine for Ernest Mann,' 'Kindness,' and 'Gate A-4,' as well as new, unpublished poems. It is an introduction to the poet's work for new readers, as well as a comprehensive edition for classrooms.
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