Book Reviews

Harlem: A Poem Book Poster Image
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age 9+
This glittering work reaches across boundaries.
By Walter Dean Myers
(1997)
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)
Colors Book Poster Image
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age 9+
A series of rhythmic word-jazz poems.
By Ken Nordine
(2000)
A Helpful Alphabet of Friendly Objects: Poems Book Poster Image
age 4+
Poetry collection could become a kids' classic.
By John Updike
(1995)
Making Friends With Frankenstein: A Book of Monsterous Poems and Pictures Book Poster Image
age 9+
Some kids love gross, crude, and scary poems.
By Colin McNaughton
(1994)
Poems Go Clang! Book Poster Image
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age 2+
This lively collection is an auditory delight.
By Debi Gliori
(1997)
The Seven Silly Eaters Book Poster Image
age 4+
Lively verse, fun dilemma make an enjoyable read.
By Mary Ann Hoberman
(1997)
A Light in the Attic Book Poster Image
age 6+
Poet delivers both a moral lesson and mischief.
By Shel Silverstein
(1971)
A Giraffe and a Half Book Poster Image
age 4+
Sweet, madcap picture book filled with zany, silly rhymes.
By Shel Silverstein
(1975)
100th Day Worries Book Poster Image
age 6+
Suspenseful story makes math enjoyable.
By Margery Cuyler
(2000)
Days Like This Book Poster Image
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age 8+
A reminder of all that is good around us.
By Simon James
(1999)
Harriet and the Promised Land Book Poster Image
age 6+
Story and art convey the escape to freedom.
By Jacob Lawrence
(1993)

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