Bank Street Children's Book Committee's Best Books of 2014 for Children Nine to Twelve
Eleven-year-old Early uses patterns, rhymes, and the poetry of Langston Hughes to decipher the mystery of her father's disappearance.
Identical twins Edgar and Allan, descendants of Poe, think with one mind. A criminal professor attempts to capture them for his evil experiments.
Take a trip to the Face Bug Museum and enjoy fact-filled rhymes about insects. Black-and-white ink and graphite drawings and amazing close-up photographs.
Will Sam's day on the lake with his dad be ruined when his sister tags along? Playful verses and black-and-white pen and ink and watercolor illustrations.
This diverse collection brings together old and new poems that celebrate both special and everyday moments in life.
Ten traditional fairy tales are told in clever rhyme.
Fireflies, fish, tigers, bulls, and more are depicted in eighteen sonorous free-verse poems.
Eleven-year-old Serafina wants to go to school and become a doctor, but floods and an earthquake may make that an impossible dream in 2010 Haiti.
Witty rhythmic poems describe the character traits of sixteen whimsical, fantastic creatures.
Powerful poems offer solace, wisdom, and inspiration at important moments in life, such as repairing a friendship or asking forgiveness.
Spare, heartfelt verse describes how words carry Gabby away from school, chores, and thoughts of her parents' separation. Will she find anyone who understands her daydreaming mind?
Frost's fifteen-year-old daughter narrates this description of her family's life in the New England countryside, interspersed with lines from his poems, twelve of his which are included.