Kids Poetry

Updated April 20, 2023
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Coretta Scott
Shange, Ntozake.
Multiple starred reviews greeted this amazing collaboration between Ntozake Shange and Kadir Nelson. As Booklist put it: "Poet and painter have joined forces to offer an indelible, emotional expression of the strength, beauty, and joy of one woman's character." ...
A beautiful day in the neighborhood : the poetry of Mister Rogers
Rogers, Fred
TheNew York TimesBest Seller For the first time ever, 75 beloved songs fromMisterRogers' NeighborhoodandThe Children's Cornerare collected in this charmingly illustrated treasury, sure to be cherished by generations of children as well as the millions of...
R is for rhyme : a poetry alphabet
Young, Judy.
Bring the magic of poetry to life with R is for Rhyme: A Poetry Alphabet. From acrostics and ballads to meter and metaphor, author and poet Judy Young has written a delightful collection of poems to illustrate poetic tools, terms and techniques. Each term or technique is demonstrated in an...
And we rise : the Civil Rights Movement in poems
Martin, Erica
A powerful, impactful, eye-opening journey that explores through the Civil Rights Movement in 1950s-1960s America in spare and evocative verse, with historical photos interspersed throughout. In stunning verse and vivid use of white space, Erica Martin's debut poetry collection...
Go! : poetry in motion : poems
Lillegard, Dee.
Ready? Get set...GO! This adorable, zippy picture book is poetry in motion! Dee Lillegard's short, snappy poems perfectly capture the unique personalities of all things mobile. There are bikes, trikes, skateboards, motorcycles, motorhomes, fire trucks, taxis, freight trains, airplanes, hot air...
Little bird's day
Morgan, Sally (Children's author)
★ "Pairing a lilting text and culturally resonant illustrations, this striking work soars." --Kirkus Reviews, Starred Review ★ "From two Indigenous creators, this gorgeous glimpse at the land Down Under will have broad appeal." --Horn Book, Starred Review A joyful,...
Wee rhymes : baby's first poetry book
Yolen, Jane.
A favorite author and artist create an endearing collection of new and favorite illustrated rhymes and poems ideal for sharing. A baby's day is full of meaningful moments: Time for cuddles, time for play, time for games, time for a nap, time for dinner, time for a bath, time for...
Classic poetry : an illustrated collection
Rosen, Michael
An ideal gift book for children and adults, this beautiful keepsake volume is the essential collection of classic poetry. Poetry provides the best introduction to the marvels of the English language. This volume, collected by award-winning author Michael Rosen, presents a...

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