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Summary: An anthology of American poems, arranged chronologically, from colonial alphabet rhymes to Native American cradle songs to contemporary poems.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 1999

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J811 HAL

Summary: Inventions can be big, like roller coasters, or small, like crayons. And inventors can be scientists or athletes or even boys and girls! It's hard to imagine life without Popsicles, basketball, or Band-Aids, but they all started with just one person and a little imagination. With sixteen original poems selected by Lee Bennett Hopkins and Julia Sarcone-Roach's imaginative artwork, Incredible...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenwillow Books 2009

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Summary: Divided into categories like Silly Sounds & Magical Places, In the Nursery, Wind & Rain & Holidays, Flowers & Forests, Fish, Fowl & Fur, Manners & Morals, & Childhood Thoughts & Merriment. Ages 5-8

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barnes & Noble Books 1993

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 811 FAV

Higgins, Nadia.

Summary: "While on a family camping trip, Hala teaches her friend Henry how to write haiku, an ancient form of Japanese poetry. Includes creative writing exercises to assist the reader in writing haiku"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Norwood House Press 2011

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Summary: An anthology of poems for children.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hutchinson 1998

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Moore, Clement Clarke

Summary: Award-winning illustrator Charles Santore perfectly captures the delight of Santa's wondrous visit with unforgettable images that are sure to enchant young believers--and older ones--for Christmas Eves to come.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Applesauce Press, an imprint of Cider Mill Press Book Publishers 2011

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Avery, Gillian

Summary: A collection of poems about music and dancing, childhood and youth, love and death.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A.A. Knopf 1994

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 821.008 AVE

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1 available in Featured Reads, Call number: J 821.08 Ave

Florian, Douglas.

Summary: A collection of humorous poems about such reptiles and amphibians as the glass frog, the gecko, and the rattlesnake.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2001

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 811 FLO

Summary: Perhaps one of the best-known poems to young readers, “Jabberwocky” first appeared in Lewis Carroll’s novel Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There in 1871. Today, it’s a great example for aspiring poets of using imagination and creativity to create a piece of writing. In addition, poems by Rudyard Kipling, William Wordsworth, and Robert Louis Stevenson expose readers to more...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gareth Stevens Publishing 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 821 JAB

Perry, Andrea

Summary: Short poems describe crazy inventions, like footsie floss, an upside-down lens for bats, and a super spider spotter for Miss Muffet.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2003

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 811.54 Perry

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE PER

Summary: This is one of the most popular collections of funny poetry for kids ever published. It's a classic because it's the first collection of poems selected by kids! It includes clever creations from some of the most popular names in children's poetry, including Bill Dodds, Timothy Tocher, Joyce Armor, Robert Pottle, Bruce Lansky, and Kenn Nesbitt. Humorous illustrations by Stephen Carpenter make...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Meadowbrook Press 1991

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 811 LAN

Esbensen, Barbara Juster.

Summary: A collection of poems that celebrates the seasons, with illustrations for each season by a different Minnesota artist.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Carolrhoda Books 2003

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 811.54 ESB

Anderson, Steven C.

Summary: This classic song gets an updated, original recording paired with a delightful picture book. The combination of paired music and text helps engage students and develop early literacy skills. -- Amazon.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Multi-Media Kits, Call number: KIT J BLUE WHE

Lewis, J. Patrick.

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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt Mifflin Harcourt 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 811 LEW

Anderson, Steven C.

Summary: This classic song gets an updated, original recording paired with a delightful picture book. The combination of paired music and text helps engage students and develop early literacy skills. -- Amazon.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Multi-Media Kits, Call number: KIT J BLUE NO

Hutchens, Verlie

Summary: "There are so many different kinds of trees in the world, and each has special qualities that make it unique. This lyrical, fanciful collection of poems celebrates the singular beauty of each tree, from the gnarled old apple tree to the tall and graceful aspen." --Amazon.com

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beach Lane Books 2019

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 811 HUT

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HUT

Muth, Jon J.

Summary: The author and his delightful little panda bear, Koo challenge readers to stretch their minds and imaginations with twenty-six haikus about the four seasons.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2014

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 811 MUT

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE MUT

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Summary: This poetry anthology, edited by Miranda Paul, explores a wide range of ways to be grateful (from gratitude for a puppy to gratitude for family to gratitude for the sky) with poems by a diverse group of contributors, including Joseph Bruchac, Margarita Engle, Cynthia Leitich Smith, Naomi Shihab Nye, Charles Waters, and Jane Yolen.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Millbrook Press 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 811 THA

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2 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 811 THA

Sidman, Joyce

Summary: "Calls up ancient forms of the spoken word and translates them into the twenty-first century"--Dust jacket flap.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2013

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 811 SID

Summary: "Tsum Tsum means 'stack stack.' Inspired by our favorites, some haiku for you"--Page 4 of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney Press 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 811 TSU

Summary: A collection of poems on different subjects and in different styles, that lend themselves to memorization.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cricket Books 2002

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Child, Lydia Maria

Summary: "It's Thanksgiving Day, so hop in the sleigh and hold on tight as you journey through shimmering snow and a quiet but lively forest. Though the wind does blow, festive fun awaits at the end of the ride--along with plenty of pumpkin pie!"--Page [4] of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC CHI

Brown, Margaret Wise

Summary: Presents a collection of stories and poems celebrating the world of rabbits.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Golden Books 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE BRO

Summary: More than 550 poems by American, English, and anonymous authors.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1983

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