100 Great Poems for Girls
Paperback ISBN: 0446563846
"In the spirit of the Dangerous Book for Girls, here are 100 essential poems for girls of all ages"--Provided by publisher.
African American Poetry
Hardcover ISBN: 1402716893
The newest addition to the acclaimed Poetry for Young People series shines a light on the power and beauty of African-American verse. Co-editors Arnold Rampersad and Marcellus Blount--both towering figures in literary criticism--have put together an impressive anthology that will open up a world of wonderful word images for children. Helpful and generous annotations, a lively introduction, and beautiful illustrations by Karen Barbour make this the ideal book to introduce young readers to the marvels of poetry.
America at War
School & Library ISBN: 1416918329
Through this collection of moving poetry, the story of the nation's wars, from the time of the Revolution to the present Iraq War, provides a look at the feelings, struggles, and pride of the soldiers, their families, and the country as a whole during these difficult and challenging periods in history.
School & Library ISBN: 0374380570
Each of the exquisite twenty-three poems in this posthumous collection by Valerie Worth carefully distinguishes one animal from all other creatures and captures it in all of its wonderful singularity - from wasp to snake to wren. The way Worth perfectly illuminates the uniqueness of each animal in her precise and elegant free verse will delight both fans of her celebrated Small Poems and readers encountering her poetry for the first time. Breathtakingly rich cut-paper illustrations by Steve Jenkins provide a perfect counterpoint to Worth's spare style, and together poetry and picture bring every animal vividly to life.Cut-paper illustrations portray a posthumous collection of twenty-three poems that carefully distinguishes one animal from all other creatures and captures it singularity, from wasp to bear.
Hardcover ISBN: 0375823840
In a delightfully witty collection of poems, a best-selling author shows how the senses shape and enrich the experiences of all living beings while the enchanting illustrations by a Caldecott Honor artist is sure to capture the imagination of readers young and old.