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Vere, Ed

Summary: "When Leonard the lion and his friend Marianne, a duck, are confronted by a pack of lion bullies, they find a creative way to stand up for themselves"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday Books for Young Readers 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE VER

Cyrus, Kurt.

Summary: A collection of poems about the activities of a variety of different bugs which flourish in a garden from early spring to late fall.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2001

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Cyrus

Grimes, Nikki.

Summary: A group of high school students grow in understanding of each other's challenges and forge unexpected connections as they prepare for a boys vs. girls poetry slam.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC GRI

Weiss, Ellen

Summary: Despite their differences, Porky the messy pig and Bess the fussy cat are best friends and support each other in all their endeavors, from poetry writing to cake baking.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE WEI

O'Connor, Jane.

Summary: Fancy Nancy and her class learn about poetry and write their own poems to read on Family Day at school.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2010

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE OCO

McNamara, Margaret

Summary: Elinor is used to doing very well in school, but as Poem in Your Pocket Day approaches, bringing an opportunity to meet a real poet, her struggle to write a perfect poem causes Elinor's confidence to falter, despite Mr. Tiffin's guidance and reassurance.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Schwartz & Wade Books 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE MCN

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE MCN

Perkins, Useni Eugene

Summary: "A lyrical, empowering poem that celebrates black children and seeks to inspire all young ones to dream big and achieve their goals"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: LB Keys/Little, Brown and Company 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE PER

Hesse, Karen.

Summary: During the Great Depression, fourteen-year-old Billie Jo must endure heartwrenching ordeals that no child should have to face. She and her parents struggle to keep their Oklahoma farm running as a drought and devastating dust storms take a toil on both the land and the family. In this midst of this turmoil, a tragic household accident badly injures both Billie Jo and her mother. The quiet...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 1998

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Stone, Tamara Ireland

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: Hidden beneath the straightened hair and expertly applied makeup is a secret that her friends would never understand: Samantha has Purely-Obsessional OCD and is consumed by a stream of dark thoughts and worries that she can't turn off. When Sam meets Caroline, she has to keep her new friend with a refreshing sense of humor and no style a secret. Caroline introduces Sam to Poet's Corner, and she...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC STO

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC STO

Cline-Ransome, Lesa

Summary: Discovering a book of Langston Hughes' poetry in the library helps Langston cope with the loss of his mother, relocating from Alabama to Chicago as part of the Great Migration, and being bullied.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC CLI

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC CLI

Archer, Micha

Summary: A little boy's animal friends help him discover the poetry to be found in nature.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE ARC
1 available in Juvenile Reference, Call number: JE REF ARC

Myers, Tim (Tim Brian)

Summary: Tricked by a fox into giving up his share of cherries, a famous Japanese poet is inspired to write a haiku and the fox, ashamed of his actions, must devise another trick to set things right.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Marshall Cavendish 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE MYE

Myers, Tim (Tim Brian)

Summary: A famous Japanese poet is challenged by a fox to create his best haiku.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Marshall Cavendish 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE MYE

Creech, Sharon.

Summary: Jack is studying poetry again in school, and he continues to write poems reflecting his understanding of famous poems and how they relate to his life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Joanna Cotler Books 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC CRE

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC Cre

Millard, Glenda

Summary: "Alice is fifteen, with hair as red as fire and skin as pale as bone. Something inside Alice is broken: she remembers words but struggles to speak them. Still, Alice knows words are for sharing, so she pins them to posters in tucked-away places: railway waiting rooms, fish-and-chip shops, quiet corners. Manny is sixteen, with a scar from shoulder to elbow. Something inside Manny is broken: he...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC MIL

Stevenson, Robert Louis

Summary: "Inside, outside, climbing up the stairs, or jumping into bed, your shadow may be following you! Complete with a cast of the whole family, a cat, a dog, and a teddy, this story is for everyone. Little ones who are just discovering their shadows for the first time will find inspiration between these pages, while older, more experienced kids are sure to learn new ways to play with their shadows"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Skyhorse Publishing 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE STE

Moore, Clement Clarke

Summary: "Barbara Reid reimagines everyone's favorite Christmas poem in her own extraordinary style, featuring a lively cast of young creatures anticipating the most exciting night of the year! The classic poem is brought to life by her signature Plasticine illustrations, full of humor and astonishing detail, making this a Christmas treasure to read year after year"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Albert Whitman & Company 2014

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2 available in Juvenile Holidays, Call number: JE MOO

Moore, Clement Clarke

Summary: "A funny, over-the-top new spin on the classic Christmas poem! A hysterical new version of "The Night Before Christmas"! David Ercolini's over-the-top illustrations will have readers saying, "Ho! Ho! Ho!" Creatures of all shapes and all sizes will be stirring with laughter in this overly decked out, Christmas-splendored illustrated picture book! Ercolini breathes new life into an unrivaled...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orchard Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Holidays, Call number: JE MOO

Summary: "Multiple Bram Stoker Award-winning author Jonathan Maberry compiles more than twenty stories and poems--written by members of the Horror Writers Association--in this terrifying collection about worst fears"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster BFYR 2016

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC SCA

Davies, Jacqueline

Summary: "Explores the distinctive power of poetry and love--fourth grade style"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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2 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC DAV

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC DAV

Gutman, Dan.

Summary: Thanks to the encouragement of Ms. Coco, the gifted and talented teacher, A.J. becomes a popular school poet during National Poetry Month.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTrophy 2007

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Series Gutman 2007

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED GUT

Ehlert, Lois.

Summary: Caldecott Honor artist Ehlert invokes birds and beasts from all walks of the animal kingdom in this collection of fun, clever, and witty poems.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beach Lane Books 2010

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E EHL

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE EHL

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE EHL

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Ehlert 2010

Milne, A. A. (Alan Alexander)

1 hold on 1 copy

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton Children's Books 1988

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Creech, Sharon.

Summary: A young student, who comes to love poetry through a personal understanding of what different famous poems mean to him, surprises himself by writing his own inspired poem.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC CRE

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC CRE