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Lewis, J. Patrick.

Summary: Whether readers love poetry, riddles, and rhymes or just like to laugh, this richly varied collection of original poems is sure to keep them coming back for more! J. Patrick Lewis's fun and accessible poetry features delightful wordplay and a variety of subjects and forms featured in a compendium that counts down from the first day of school to the last. Paired with Ethan Long's lively art,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 2009

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

Lewis, J. Patrick.

Summary: Dog travels the world looking for the perfect place to live, meeting dogs of many breeds before finally returning to Washington, D.C., where he learns of a special family seeking a pet to live in their big, white house.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2009

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE LEW

Lewis, J. Patrick.

Summary: The dog that lives at the White House invites international guests to a Christmas party, where they share holiday customs from their respective countries.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2010

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Lewis, J. Patrick.

Summary: Offers morbidly-humorous, pun-filled, illustrated epitaphs for animals that poetically describe how they met their ends.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2011

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 818.6 Lewis 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 818.602 LEW

Lewis, J. Patrick.

Summary: Presents thirteen poems about wacky, imaginative cars, including the "Sloppy-Floppy-Nonstop-Jalopy," the "Bathtub Limousine," and the "High Heel Car."

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Publisher / Publication Date: Schwartz & Wade Books 2014

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

Lewis, J. Patrick.

Summary: The barn-tall old plainswoman Susannah DeClare braves deep snow and icy weather to fulfill her promise to deliver a load of handmade shoes to Chagrin Falls, Ohio, by Christmas.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Creative Editions 2001

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FICTION Lewis

Lewis, J. Patrick

Summary: Presents a treasury of animal-themed jokes and riddles.

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Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 818 LEW

Lewis, J. Patrick.

Summary: Rhyming text and illustrations present a variety of math problems.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt, Inc. 2002

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 513 LEW

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 513 LEW

Lewis, J. Patrick.

Summary: Poems about the life and adventures of Blackbeard, one of the most famous and mysterious pirates of the seven seas.

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Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic Society 2006

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE 811.54 Lewis

Lewis, J. Patrick.

Summary: A stray cat finds a happy home in a kindergarten classroom.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Schwartz & Wade Books 2010

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Lewis, J. Patrick.

Summary: A collection of poems celebrating the joys of reading, books, libraries, and all things literary. There's nothing like curling up with a good book, but you have to be careful. Before you know it, a minute turns into an hour, an hour turns into a day, and a day may turn into eternity. Inspired by the likes of Edward Lear, X. J. Kennedy, and Lewis Carroll, the author of Arithme-Tickle and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2005

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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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt Mifflin Harcourt 2012

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

Lewis, J. Patrick.

Summary: Forced to marry an ugly frog, the youngest son of the Tsar is astounded to learn that the frog is really the beautiful princess Vasilisa the Wise.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books 1994

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 398.21 LEW

Lewis, J. Patrick.

Summary: A collection of poems about animals, school, wacky inventions, foods, and computers.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wordsong 2012

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Lewis, J. Patrick.

Summary: Two snowflakes named Crystal and Ivory travel on Santa's sleigh and make their way through the wintry sky until they become part of a snowboy in Central Park.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2003

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Lewis, J. Patrick.

Summary: Told in an ancient poetic form known as the renga, which means "linked verse," this visually stunning picture book paints a vivid portrait of a day in the life of an American village.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wordsong 2008

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Lewis, J. Patrick.

Summary: An alphabetical examination of creatures of popular legend is presented by an award-winning children's book author and former U.S. Children's Poet Laureate.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Lewis, J. Patrick.

Summary: Poems and illustrations show fourteen of the well-known Russian-born painter's works.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Creative Editions 2011

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 811.54 Lewis 2011

Lewis, J. Patrick.

Summary: A collection of original poems by the current children's poet laureate celebrates the joys and mischief of twinhood while sharing twin facts.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2012

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 811.54 Lewis 2012

Lewis, J. Patrick.

Summary: Lost in a snowstorm on an English heath on Christmas Eve, Liddy and Will meet the magical and mysterious Wee Mary Fever, who summons St. Nick himself to take them home.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books 1994

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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 exhuberant poetic celebration of the natural world in this stellar collection of nature poems. From trickling streams to deafening thrunderstorms to soaring mountains, discover majestic photography perfectly paired with contemporary (such as...

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Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2015

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Summary: Combines photography with lyrical text celebrating the animal world, in a compilation that includes works by such poets as Emily Dickinson, Robert Frost and Rudyard Kipling.

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Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2012

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J808.81 LEW

Summary: Experience the great diversity of America on a trip through each of the 50 states and the many cultures, traditions, histories, and passions that define us. Taste sweet blueberries and baked beans in New England, hear the bustle of city music and the call of market vendors in the Mid-Atlantic, and watch the sunrise over gentle ridges and silent swamps in the Southeast. Attend city parades and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2018

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

Janeczko, Paul B.

Summary: A collection of senryu--similar poetry to haiku--tackles a wide range of such child-friendly subjects as baby-sitters, jumping rope, snoring parents, and Grandpa's underwear.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2006

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 811.54 JAN