Bank Street Children's Book Committee's Best Books of 2013 for Children Nine to Twelve
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Dare to Dream Cover Image
ISBN: 9781610670654
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Published: Kane/Miller Book Publishers - January 1st, 2013

This collection of poetry celebrates people who have changed the world and inspired others. Written by thirty poets who have also inspired change. Vibrant folk-art-style illustrations. (9-12)

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I Lay My Stitches Down: Poems of American Slavery Cover Image
By Cynthia Grady, Michele Wood (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780802853868
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Published: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers - January 1st, 2012

The extraordinary meshing of quiltmaking and poetry patterns evokes the emotions and ordeals of American slaves. Bold, powerful illustrations. Well referenced. (9-14)

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I've Lost My Hippopotamus Cover Image
By Jack Prelutsky, Jackie Urbanovic (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780062014573
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Published: Greenwillow Books - March 13th, 2012

Real and imaginary animals depicted in clever, humorous verse and silly pictures provide wonderful, challenging word play. A treat as a Read Aloud. (8-12)

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