Book Reviews

Coretta Scott Book Poster Image
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age 4+
African-American Civil Rights worker celebrated in poetry.
By Ntozake Shange
(2009)
The Random House Book of Poetry for Children Book Poster Image
age 5+
Classic will be the most dog-eared on your shelf.
By Jack Prelutsky
(1983)
Good Dog Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Free verse Who's Who of cuddly canines.
By Maya Gottfried
(2008)
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)
Why War Is Never a Good Idea Book Poster Image
age 10+
Severe look at war's impact better for older kids.
By Alice Walker
(2007)
Good Sports Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Great pics elevate poems for sports lovers.
By Jack Prelutsky
(2007)
MuggleNet.com's What Will Happen in Harry Potter 7 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Popular Potter site fans the Hallows hype.
By Ben Schoen, Andy Gordon, Emerson Spartz, Gretchen Stull, Jamie Lawrence
(2006)
A Family of Poems: My Favorite Poetry for Children Book Poster Image
age 7+
Beautiful collection of poetry and illustrations.
By Caroline Kennedy
(2006)
Jerusalem Sky: Stars, Crosses, and Crescents Book Poster Image
age 6+
Lovely poem about Jerusalem and its religions.
By Mark H. Podwal
(2006)
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)
In Daddy's Arms I Am Tall: African Americans Celebrating Fathers Book Poster Image
age 6+
A joyous collection of poetry about fathers.
By Javaka Steptoe
(2000)
Appley Dapply's Nursery Rhymes Book Poster Image
age 2+
Beatrix Potter and Mother Goose -- a great team.
By Beatrix Potter
(1969)
Becoming Joe DiMaggio Book Poster Image
age 8+
Poems about growing up during WWII.
By Maria Testa
(2004)
America the Beautiful Book Poster Image
age 5+
Inspiring book can be shared by the entire family.
By Katharine Lee Bates
(2004)
Snowy, Flowy, Blowy: A Twelve Months Rhyme Book Poster Image
age 2+
Rhyming words describe seasonal changes.
By Nancy Tafuri
(1999)
Falling Up Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Silverstein has childhood covered like a rug.
By Shel Silverstein
(1996)
Yesterday I Had the Blues Book Poster Image
age 5+
Poetic writing conjures abstract, powerful images.
By Jeron Ashford Frame
(2003)
Mammalabilia Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Witty words with whimsical illustrations.
By Douglas Florian
(2000)
Chicken Soup With Rice Book Poster Image
age 4+
Each month has a poem with the soup theme.
By Maurice Sendak
(1969)
Harlem: A Poem Book Poster Image
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age 9+
This glittering work reaches across boundaries.
By Walter Dean Myers
(1997)

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