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Alexander, Kwame/ Colderley, Chris/ Holmes, Ekua (ILT)/ Andrews, MacLeod (NRT)/ Bennett, Erin (NRT)

Summary: Presents a collection of twenty poems written in tribute to well-known poets from around the world.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD OUT

Grimes, Nikki

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: "Growing up with a mother suffering from paranoid schizophrenia and a mostly absent father, Nikki Grimes found herself terrorized by babysitters, shunted from foster family to foster family, and preyed upon by those she trusted. At the age of six, she poured her pain onto a piece of paper late one night - and discovered the magic and impact of writing. For many years, Nikki's notebooks were her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: WordSong, an imprint of Highlights 2019

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 921 Grimes 2019

Summary: Presents a collection of twenty poems written in tribute to well-known poets from around the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 808.1 OUT

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 808.1 OUT

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J808.1 KWA

Summary: Children learn about the the human skeleton. Other stories add to the collection.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 2008

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Weatherford, Carole Boston

Summary: Presents a collage-illustrated treasury of poems and spirituals inspired by the life and work of civil rights advocate Fannie Lou Hamer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 HAM

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB HAMER WEA

Gregson, Susan R.

Summary: Examines the life of Phillis Wheatley, the first African-American woman to publish a book, discussing her early life as a slave in Boston in the 1700s, the education and kind treatment she received from her owners, her experiences after being granted her freedom, and her later years.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bridgestone Books 2002

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB WHEATLEY GRE

Bodden, Valerie

Summary: "An elementary exploration of images and personification in poetry, introducing similes, metaphors, and haiku as well as poets such as William Carlos Williams. Includes a writing exercise"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Creative Education 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 808.1 BOD

Benet, Rosemary

Summary: A poem describing Johnny Appleseed's appearance and actions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: M.K. McElderry 2001

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE BEN

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE BEN

Summary: "Introduces basic poetry forms and terms through the use of original sports-themed poems"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 808.1 KAL

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 811.54 Puc

Gallagher, Brigid.

Summary: A biography on Langston Hughes, the American poet and playwright.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Heinemann Library 2013

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 HUG

Summary: An anthology of short poems inspired by food, from soup to dessert, and written by such poets as Lewis Carroll, Douglas Florian, A.A. Milne, and Edward Lear.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Nardo, Don

Summary: Describes the events in Homer's "Iliad" and "Odyssey," from the causes of the Trojan War to the legendary Greek and Trojan characters, the end of the war, and Odysseus's harrowing journey home.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Compass Point Books 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 292.13 NAR

Davis, David

Summary: In this parody of the famous poem by Clement C. Moore, Santa Claus is a trucker in a red jumpsuit and cap who pays a visit to those at the Midway truck stop on Christmas Eve.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pelican Pub. 1999

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE DAVIS

Young, Judy.

Summary: From acrostics and ballads to meter and metaphor, author and poet Judy Young has written a collection of poems to illustrate poetic tools, terms, and techniques. Each term or technique is demonstrated in an accompanying poem so readers can see the method at work.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2006

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 811.622 Young

Grimes, Nikki.

Summary: In this collection of poems, a child expresses love and affection for Daddy and reflects on the many times Daddy talks to God.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers 2002

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Stacks, Call number: E Gri

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Grime

Galing, Ed

Summary: Tony, a large white horse, lovingly helps his driver deliver dairy products throughout town in the early morning hours.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE GAL

Wolf, Allan

Summary: Hang on tight for a raucous bounce through the solar system and back -- propelled by funny, fanciful, factually sound poems and exuberant illustrations. The universe poured into me. My brain was overloaded. It smoked and glowed red-hot. And then it actually exploded. Ever wonder what the sun has to say about being the closest star to Earth? Or what Pluto has gotten up to since being demoted to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2019

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 808 WOL

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Sidman, Joyce.

Summary: A collection of poems that provide a look at some of the animals, insects, and plants that are found in ponds, with accompanying information about each.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2005

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 811.54 SID

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 811.54 SID

Hopkins, Lee Bennett/ Manning, Jane (ILT)

Summary: Here is the library, not just as a place that houses books, but as an experience. Fifteen poems celebrate the thrill of getting your first library card, the excitement of story hour, the fun of using the computer, the pride of reading to the dog, and thejoy of discovering that the librarian understands you and knows exactly which books you'll love. The poems, compiled by noted poet and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: WordSong, an imprint of Highlights 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: A collection of poems by Jane Yolen, Elizabeth Coatsworth, Norma Farber, and others, each from the point of view of an animal or about the animals in the stable where the Christ Child lay asleep.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1990

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J811 CHR