Book Reviews

Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Black Boy Book Poster Image
age 6+
Moving poems, dazzling art show the beauty of black boys.
By Tony Medina
(2020)
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When You Know What I Know Book Poster Image
age 10+
Girl heals after sexual abuse in poignant novel in verse.
By Sonja K. Solter
(2020)
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Emmy in the Key of Code Book Poster Image
age 10+
Coding, music, and friendship in inspiring free-verse novel.
By Aimee Lucido
(2019)
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A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood: The Poetry of Mister Rogers Book Poster Image
age 5+
Mister Rogers' songs stand up as uplifting, fun poems.
By Fred Rogers
(2019)
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Solo Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Poignant tale of rock star's son fleeing fame, finding self.
By Kwame Alexander, Mary Rand Hess
(2017)
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The Red Pencil Book Poster Image
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age 11+
Moving verse tale of girl's experience in Darfur genocide.
By Andrea Davis Pinkney
(2014)
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Poem Depot: Aisles of Smiles Book Poster Image
age 9+
Short, funny poems a sure bet to delight kids.
By Douglas Florian
(2014)
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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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Becoming Joe DiMaggio Book Poster Image
age 8+
Poems about growing up during WWII.
By Maria Testa
(2004)
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