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In a powerful debut, rising star Sophia Thakur brings her spoken word performance to the page. Hardcover 9781536209921 / 14 years and up Baker And Taylor, Collection Of Poems, Black Artists, Coming Of Age, Spoken Word, Book Recommendations, In This Moment, Airplane Mode

Somebody Give This Heart a Pen

In a powerful debut, rising star Sophia Thakur brings her spoken word performance to the page. Hardcover 9781536209921 / 14 years and up

Earth Verse: Haiku from the Ground Up by Sally M. Walker illustrated by William Grill Rocks, fossils, earthquakes. Seventeen short syllables? Earth Science haiku! In a stunning combination of haiku and impressionistic (but accurate) art, this one-of-a-kind book encourages readers to think playfully about our planet and its wondrous processes. Sibert Medal–winning author Sally M. Walker covers Earth’s many marvels — fossilized skeletons of plants and animals, terrific volcanic eruptions, Drawn Art, Syllable, Teacher Hacks, Our Planet, Earth Science, From The Ground Up, Used Books, Skeletons, Recipe Cards

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Earth Verse Teacher Tip Card - Free download as PDF File (.pdf), Text File (.txt) or read online for free. Earth Verse: Haiku from the Ground Up by Sally M. Walker illustrated by William Grill Rocks, fossils, earthquakes. Seventeen short syllables? Earth Science haiku! In a stunning combination of haiku and impressionistic (but accurate) art, this one-of-a-kind book encourages readers to think playfully about our planet and its wondrous processes. Sibert Medal–winning author Sally M…

Teaching History With Poetry Brochure Teaching History, Need To Know, Poems, Lyrics, Students, Language, Classroom, Draw, In This Moment

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Teaching History With Poetry Brochure - Free download as PDF File (.pdf), Text File (.txt) or read online for free. Using novels and other books in verse in the classroom is a good way to engage young readers, even reluctant ones. Shorter text passages are less intimidating and can draw the reader in more quickly, while the intimacy of each poem connects students more closely to the subject at hand. Below is a selection of titles that can be used to teach history along with poetic forms and…

With a rollicking, rhyming text and delightful artwork, poet and storyteller Allan Wolf and illustrator Brianne Farley remind us that books, no matter how they may be consumed, give readers of every background an opportunity to expand their world and spark their imagination. With infectious enthusiasm, No Buddy Like a Book offers an ode to the wonders of language—written, spoken, and everything in between. 9781536203073 / 4-8 yrs New Children's Books, Books To Read, Reading Books, Award Winning Books, Penguin Random House, Fantasy, Childrens Books, Storytelling, Road Trip

No Buddy Like a Book

With a rollicking, rhyming text and delightful artwork, poet and storyteller Allan Wolf and illustrator Brianne Farley remind us that books, no matter how they may be consumed, give readers of every background an opportunity to expand their world and spark their imagination. With infectious enthusiasm, No Buddy Like a Book offers an ode to the wonders of language—written, spoken, and everything in between. 9781536203073 / 4-8 yrs

The Death of the Hat: A Brief History of Poetry in 50 Objects Paul B. Janeczko 0763669636 9780763669638 The Death of the Hat: A Brief History of Poetry in 50 Objects History Of Poetry, History Books, Poetry Books For Kids, Good Books, Poetry Anthology, National Poetry Month, Book Reviews For Kids, Collection Of Poems, Up Book

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The Death of the Hat: A Brief History of Poetry in 50 Objects by Paul B. Janeczko. Available March 2015. Poetry has been a living form of artistic expression for thousands of years, and throughout that time poets have found inspiration in everything from swords to stamp albums, candles to cobwebs, manhole covers to the moon. Award winning anthologist Paul B. Janeczko presents his fiftieth book, offering young readers a quick tour of poets through the ages.

Classic Poetry, edited by Michael Rosen. This illustrated collection of classic poetry includes 9 of the poems cited as text exemplars. HC 9781564028907 / PB 9780763642105 Grades 5 & up Michael Rosen, Classic Poems, Poetry Anthology, Good Introduction, Poetry Month, Literary Criticism, Poetry Books, Children's Literature, Arts And Entertainment

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Classic Poetry, selected by Michael Rosen. This volume presents a glorious selection of classic poetry, chronologically arranged from the seventeenth century to modern day by such celebrated poets as William Shakespeare, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Emily Dickinson, Carl Sandburg, and Langston Hughes-- complete with biographical sketches of the poets, information on individual poems, and notes on poetic forms. PB 9780763642105 Ages 10 & up, GRL Z #commoncore

Using the made-up words of Carroll’s “Jabberwocky” as a jumping-off point, former U. poet laureate Herrera shows children how riotous verbal exuberance births poetry: “whatever pours out of your bub New Books, Good Books, Made Up Words, National Poetry Month, Book Reviews For Kids, American Poets, Mexican American, Penguin Random House, Poetry Books

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Juan Felipe Herrera, the first Mexican-American Poet Laureate in the USA, is sharing secrets: how to turn your wonder at the world around you into weird, wild, incandescent poetry. HC: 9781536201406 / PB: 9780763692643 / 10 & up

Voice of freedom : Fannie Lou Hamer, spirit of the civil rights movement / Carole Boston Weatherford. AR Level: Lexile: Voice of freedom : Fannie Lou Hamer, spirit of the civil rights movement / Carole Boston Weatherford. Civil Rights Movement, African American History, Women In History, Black History Month, History Books, Art History, Scottie, Childrens Books, Kid Books

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Recipient of a Caldecott Honor Award, the Coretta Scott King John Steptoe New Talent Award, and a Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Honor! Voice of Freedom celebrates Fannie Lou Hamer’s life and legacy with an inspiring message of hope, determination, and strength. 9780763665319/10 & up #weneeddiversebooks #civilrights

Made By Hand: A Crafts Sampler by Carole Lexa Schaefer and illustrated by Becca Stadtlander Diary Quotes, Short Words, Local Library, Reading Levels, Early American, Book Club Books, Book 1, Handmade Toys, Becca

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A beautiful, one-of-a-kind volume invites readers to marvel at the time, effort, and care that went into creating handmade toys, tools, and treasures of the past. 9780763674335 / 8-12 yrs

Twelve Rounds to Glory: The Story of Muhammad Ali by Charles R. and illustrated by Bryan Collier Muhammad Ali, Kadir Nelson, Rhyming Poems, Coretta Scott King, King Book, Fiction And Nonfiction, Literary Nonfiction, Black Books, Biography

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12 Rounds to Glory: The Story of Muhammad Ali, by Charles R. Smith Jr. From the moment a fired-up teenager won 1960 Olympic gold to the day when a retired legend returned to raise the Olympic torch, the boxer known as "The Greatest" waged many a fight. The rap-inspired verse weaves and bobs, while bold collage artwork matches every move-capturing the "Louisville loudmouth with the great gift of rhyme" who took on the world as Muhammad Ali. PB 9780763650025 Ages 10 & up, GRL V

Though Johnny Cash might not be the most familiar name to the audience of this picture-book biography, Neri and . Johnny Cash, Burritos, New Books, Good Books, Library Books, Country Music Stars, Children's Picture Books, Guitar Lessons, Guitar Tips

Neri captures Johnny’s story in beautiful free verse, portraying an ordinary boy with an extraordinary talent who grew up in extreme poverty, faced incredible challenges, and ultimately found his calling by always being true to the gift of his voice. A. G. Ford’s luscious paintings of the dramatic southern landscape of Johnny Cash’s childhood illuminate this portrait of a legend, taking us from his humble beginnings to his enormous success on the world stage. HC 9780763662455/ Ages 5-8

Toast a marshmallow, be a tree in winter, read braille — Paul B. Janeczko and Richard Jones invite you to enjoy an assortment of poems that inform and inspire. Richard Jones, Christina Rossetti, A Hedgehog, New Children's Books, Kid Books, Best Poems, Poetry Month, Kids Poems, Natural Curiosities

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Toast a marshmallow, be a tree in winter, read braille — Paul B. Janeczko and Richard Jones invite you to enjoy an assortment of poems that inform and inspire.

In the Woods by David Elliott , illustrated by Rob Dunlavey A New York Times best-selling author shares his love for w. Woodland Creatures, Woodland Animals, David Elliott, Collection Of Poems, Expressive Art, Dark Wood, The Book, The Darkest, Woods

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The animals in the dark woods are secretive, their inner lives a mystery. The stealthy bobcat, the inquisitive raccoon, and the dignified bear waking up from his winter nap are just a few of the glorious animals featured in this clever collection of poems and woodland scenes. David Elliott and Rob Dunlavey, whose colorful, expressive art pairs with the author’s charming poems create a love letter to the animals of the forest. 9780763697839 / 3-7 yrs

EPub Box: Henry Brown Mails Himself to Freedom Author Carole Boston Weatherford and Michele Wood Book Club Books, The Book, Henrys Freedom Box, Newbery Medal, Newbery Award, S Stories, The Life, Audio Books, Childrens Books

BOX: Henry Brown Mails Himself to Freedom

In stanzas of six lines each, each line representing one side of a box, celebrated poet Carole Boston Weatherford powerfully narrates Henry Brown’s story of how he came to send himself in a box from slavery to freedom. Strikingly illustrated in rich hues and patterns by artist Michele Wood, Box is augmented with historical records and an introductory excerpt from Henry’s own writing as well as a time line, notes from the author and illustrator, and a bibliography. 9780763691561 / 10 & up

Days Like This: A Collection of Small Poems by Simon James Days Like This, This Is A Book, The Book, Small Poems, Poetry For Kids, Book Of Poems, Poetry Books, Literary Genre, Poetry Month

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Days Like This, by Simon James. Whether it's the novelty of sleeping outdoors, the delight of picnicking on the beach, or the sheer joy of bouncing on the bed in the afternoon, this is a collection of poems to read and revel in from beginning to end. Carefully selected by acclaimed author-illustrator Simon James, whose expressive line and watercolors portray an everyday world overflowing with wonder and possibility. PB 9780763623142 Ages 6-10, GRL J #commoncore

Digger, Dozer, Dumper by Hope Vestergaard, illus. by David Slonim 2013 **** Preschool-early primary. Combine with some nonfiction truck books. This is a great introduction to poetry and rhyme for the big machine crew! Rhyming Poems, National Poetry Month, David, Penguin Random House, Digger, Book Lists, Reading Lists, Reading Online, Nonfiction

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Sixteen boisterous, rhyming poems -- each one highlighting the job and personality of a different vehicle, from a backhoe to an ambulance to a snowplow -- invite young children to meet their favorite trucks face-to-face. HC 9780763650780 Ages 4-8