Poetry


Bank Street Children's Book Committee's Best Books of 2014 for Children Nine to Twelve
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ISBN: 9780545299886
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Published: Scholastic Press - March 1st, 2013

Eleven-year-old Early uses patterns, rhymes, and the poetry of Langston Hughes to decipher the mystery of her father's disappearance.

 


The Tell-Tale Start (The Misadventures of Edgar & Allan Poe #1) Cover Image
By Gordon Mcalpine, Sam Zuppardi (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780142423462
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Published: Puffin Books - September 12th, 2013

Identical twins Edgar and Allan, descendants of Poe, think with one mind.  A criminal professor attempts to capture them for his evil experiments. 

 


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By J. Patrick Lewis, Kelly Murphy (Illustrator), Fred Siskind (Photographs by)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781590789254
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Published: Wordsong - March 1st, 2013

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.

 


Gone Fishing: A novel in verse Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780547820118
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - March 5th, 2013

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.

 


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Poems to Learn by Heart Cover Image
By Caroline Kennedy, Jon J. Muth (Illustrator)
$21.99
ISBN: 9781423108054
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - March 26th, 2013

This diverse collection brings together old and new poems that celebrate both special and everyday moments in life.

 


Princess Tales: Once Upon a Time in Rhyme with Seek-and-Find Pictures Cover Image
By Grace Maccarone, Gail de Marcken (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780312679583
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - October 15th, 2013

Ten traditional fairy tales are told in clever rhyme.  

 


Pug: And Other Animal Poems Cover Image
By Valerie Worth, Steve Jenkins (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780374350246
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - March 19th, 2013

Fireflies, fish, tigers, bulls, and more are depicted in eighteen sonorous free-verse poems. 

 


Serafina's Promise Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780545535649
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Published: Scholastic Press - September 24th, 2013

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.

 


Stardines Swim High Across the Sky: and Other Poems Cover Image
By Jack Prelutsky, Carin Berger (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062014641
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Published: Greenwillow Books - February 26th, 2013

Witty rhythmic poems describe the character traits of sixteen whimsical, fantastic creatures.

 


What the Heart Knows: Chants, Charms, and Blessings Cover Image
By Joyce Sidman, Pamela Zagarenski (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780544106161
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - October 8th, 2013

Powerful poems offer solace, wisdom, and inspiration at important moments in life, such as repairing a friendship or asking forgiveness.

 


Words with Wings Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781590789858
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Published: Wordsong - September 1st, 2013

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?

 


Papa Is a Poet: A Story About Robert Frost Cover Image
By Natalie S. Bober, Rebecca Gibbon (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780805094077
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - October 15th, 2013

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. 


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