Book Reviews

Poems Go Clang! Book Poster Image
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age 2+
This lively collection is an auditory delight.
By Debi Gliori
(1997)
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Appley Dapply's Nursery Rhymes Book Poster Image
age 2+
Beatrix Potter and Mother Goose -- a great team.
By Beatrix Potter
(1969)
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Snowy, Flowy, Blowy: A Twelve Months Rhyme Book Poster Image
age 2+
Rhyming words describe seasonal changes.
By Nancy Tafuri
(1999)
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Seasons, Rhymes in Time Book Poster Image
age 3+
Poems of the seasons double as catchy songs for kids.
By Michael DeWall, Peter Elman
(2013)
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Anno's U.S.A. Book Poster Image
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age 4+
A wordless witness to history.
By Mitsumasa Anno
(2000)
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It's About Dogs Book Poster Image
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age 4+
A true gift for dog lovers -- children and adults.
By Tony Johnston
(2000)
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The Beauty of the Beast: Poems From the Animal Kingdom Book Poster Image
age 4+
One of the best collections of poetry ever.
By Jack Prelutsky
(1997)
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A Helpful Alphabet of Friendly Objects: Poems Book Poster Image
age 4+
Poetry collection could become a kids' classic.
By John Updike
(1995)
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Mammalabilia Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Witty words with whimsical illustrations.
By Douglas Florian
(2000)
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The Seven Silly Eaters Book Poster Image
age 4+
Lively verse, fun dilemma make an enjoyable read.
By Mary Ann Hoberman
(1997)
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Chicken Soup With Rice Book Poster Image
age 4+
Each month has a poem with the soup theme.
By Maurice Sendak
(1969)
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A Giraffe and a Half Book Poster Image
age 4+
Sweet, madcap picture book filled with zany, silly rhymes.
By Shel Silverstein
(1975)
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Rosa Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Spectacular illustrations spotlight Parks' historic protest.
By Nikki Giovanni
(2006)
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Good Sports Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Great pics elevate poems for sports lovers.
By Jack Prelutsky
(2007)
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Good Dog Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Free verse Who's Who of cuddly canines.
By Maya Gottfried
(2008)
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Tap Dancing on the Roof: Sijo (Poems) Book Poster Image
age 4+
Playful poems dance with a simple, gleeful rhythm.
By Linda Sue Park
(2007)
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Coretta Scott Book Poster Image
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age 4+
African-American Civil Rights worker celebrated in poetry.
By Ntozake Shange
(2009)
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Presidents' Day Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Age-appropriate intro to four of our most famous presidents.
By Anne Rockwell, Lizzy Rockwell
(2007)
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Moonshot: The Flight of Apollo 11 Book Poster Image
age 4+
Masterful retelling captures magic, mystery of moon mission.
By Brian Floca
(2009)
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Of Thee I Sing Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Educational, inspirational profiles of 13 American heroes.
By Barack Obama
(2010)
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