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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

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

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 GRI

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

Herrera, Juan Felipe

Summary: "When Juan Felipe Herrera was very young, he picked flowers, helped his mama feed the chickens, slept under the starry sky, and learned to say goodbye to his amiguitos each time his migrant family moved on. When he grew up, Juan Felipe Herrera became a poet. His breathtaking poem "Imagine" and Lauren Castillo's evocative illustrations will speak to every reader and dreamer searching for this...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Library Ideas, LLC] 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J READ-ALONG HER

Herrera, Juan Felipe

Summary: "When Juan Felipe Herrera was very young, he picked flowers, helped his mama feed the chickens, slept under the starry sky, and learned to say goodbye to his amiguitos each time his migrant family moved on. When he grew up, Juan Felipe Herrera became a poet. His breathtaking poem "Imagine" and Lauren Castillo's evocative illustrations will speak to every reader and dreamer searching for this...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Foreign Language, Call number: JE SPANISH HER

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

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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

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

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE PER

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

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB HAMER WEA

Summary: A collection of works by poets and illustrators of diverse backgrounds sharing memorable childhood and family experiences and reflecting on their different heritages, traditions, and beliefs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lee & Low Books Inc. 2019

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

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

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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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE BEN

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

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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

Slade, Suzanne

Summary: Introduces the life and work of Gwendolyn Brooks, from her early love of poetry and her first published poems as a girl in Chicago through her financial struggles as an adult during the Depression to winning the Pulitzer Prize for her second book.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 2020

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

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

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

Gallagher, Brigid.

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

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Heinemann Library 2013

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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

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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

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Board Books, Call number: JE BOARD MOO

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

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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

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE GAL

Wolf, Allan

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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

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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

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 811.622 Young

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