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Up verses down : poems, paintings, and serious nonsense
Brown, Calef
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(tm) A verse-based energy source (with verbal synergy, of course) ...
Thanku : poems of gratitude
Bruchac, Joseph
How do you give thanks? Gratitude isn't something we need to save up for a special holiday. What are you grateful for right now, today? This anthology brings together a diverse group of poets who express gratitude for everything from a puppy to hot cocoa to the sky itself. Each writer uses a...
One big open sky
Cline-Ransome, Lesa
Three women narrate a perilous wagon journey westward that could set them free-or cost them everything they have-in this intergenerational verse novel that explores the history of the Black homesteader movement. 1879, Mississippi. Young dreamer Lettie may have her head in the...
Legacy : women poets of the Harlem Renaissance
Grimes, Nikki
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.
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Harjo, Joy
THE NATIONAL BESTSELLER * AN AMERICAN INDIAN LIBRARY ASSOCIATION HONOR BOOK * A BOSTON GLOBE-HORN BOOK HONOR AWARD * NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY School Library Journal * Publishers Weekly * The Horn Book * NPR * The Bulletin *...
I'm just no good at rhyming and other nonsense for mischievous kids and immature grown-ups
Harris, Chris
The instant New York Times bestseller featured on NPR's Weekend Edition with Scott Simon! B. J. Novak (bestselling author of The Book With No Pictures) described this groundbreaking poetry collection as "Smart and sweet, wild and wicked, brilliantly funny--it's everything a book for kids...
My head has a bellyache : more nonsense for mischievous kids and immature grown-ups
Harris, Chris
This hilarious follow-up to the New York Times bestselling poetry book I'm Just No Good at Rhyming is full of surprising twists of wit and wordplay that will have readers rolling on the floor laughing! "Highly recommended...
The dirt book : poems about animals that live beneath our feet
Harrison, David L.
Unearth the glorious mysteries that lie beneath our feet with 15 fun and fact-filled poems about soil--what it is, how it's made, and who lives in it! A New York Public Library Best Book of the Year Named to the Texas Bluebonnet Master List Spectacular...
Away with words! : wise & witty poems for language lovers
Hoberman, Mary Ann
A deliciously clever and entertaining collection of poems that celebrate word play by former Children's Poet Laureate and New York Times bestselling author Mary Ann Hoberman Words are remarkable / Here is a book / Where you'll not only listen / You also...
Marshmallow clouds : two poets at play among figures of speech
Kooser, Ted
Celebrated poets Ted Kooser along with Connie Wanek, and illustrator Richard Jones, explore figures of speech in a spirited and magical way--and invite our imaginations out to play. A freewheeling romp through the world of imagery and metaphor, this quietly startling collection...
Your one and only heart
LaRocca, Rajani
A lyrical introduction to the many wonders of the human heart, from award-winning author and practicing doctor, Dr. Rajani LaRocca In this stunning non-fiction picture book, poetry and science come together with playful cut-paper illustrations to create a moving ode to the human...
National Geographic book of nature poetry : more than 200 poems with photographs that float, zoom, and bloom!
Lewis, J. Patrick
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 thrunderstorms to...
Book of questions : selections = Libro de las preguntas : selecciones
Neruda, Pablo
Where is the center of the sea? Why do the waves never break there? A book containing unanswerable, fantastical questions, inviting us to be curious, while simultaneously embracing what we cannot know. A New York Times Best Children's Book of 2022 A Marginalian...
A whale of a time
Peacock, Lou
A collection of 366 hilarious poems about animals, families, school, food, holidays, and much more!   From the creators behind the award-winning anthologies Sing a Song of Seasons and Tiger, Tiger Burning Bright, this rib-tickling illustrated...
Wet cement : a mix of concrete poems
Raczka, Bob
Who says words need to be concrete? This collection shapes poems in surprising and delightful ways. Concrete poetry is a perennially popular poetic form because they are fun to look at. But by using the arrangement of the words on the page to convey the meaning of the poem, concrete...
A portrait in poems : the storied life of Gertrude Stein & Alice B. Toklas
Robillard, Evie
The stories, paintings and early twentieth-century Paris of Gertrude Stein and her partner, Alice B. Toklas, come to life in this charming and innovative picture book biography, told in clever second-person free verse. Here's an insider's tour of the fascinating lives of Gertrude Stein and...
The real Dada Mother Goose : a treasury of complete nonsense
Scieszka, Jon
The classic nursery rhymes we know and love--upside-down, backward, in gibberish, and fresh out of bounds--as only Jon Scieszka could stage them Mother knows best, but sometimes a little nonsense wins the day. Inspired by Dadaism's rejection of reason and rational thinking, and...
The dream train : poems for bedtime
Taylor, Sean
A dreamy treasure trove of thirty bedtime poems to snuggle over together--and return to night after night When night arrives and the birds swoop home to nest, it's time to have a bath, put on pajamas, brush teeth, and settle in for sleep. This soothing collection of Sean Taylor's...
Out of this world : star-studded haiku
Walker, Sally M.
This companion to Earth Verse: Haiku from the Ground Up soars into space with a perfect fusion of poetry and science, accompanied by breathtaking illustrations. one minuscule speck grows into the universe a mind-boggling birth ...
Maya's song
Watson, Rene?e
From bestselling, award-winning creators Renée Watson and Bryan Collier comes a stunningly crafted picture book chronicling the life of poet and activist Maya Angelou. This unforgettable picture book introduces young readers to the life and work of Maya Angelou, whose words...
Nell plants a tree
Wynter, Anne
This gorgeous picture book shows how one little girl's careful tending of a pecan tree creates the living center of a loving, intergenerational Black family. For Earth Day and every day! Perfect for fans of Matt de la Peña and Oge Mora. Before her grandchildren climbed the...
Yuck, you suck! : poems about animals that sip, slurp, suck
Yolen, Jane
Warning: this book sucks! It bites, slurps, and sticks too. Dare to open these pages and you'll find ticks, mosquitos, stingrays, elephants, jellyfish, and the particularly sucky lamprey. Sixteen slurpy poems from Jane Yolen and Heidi E.Y. Stemple introduce a suction-filled selection of animals, and...

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