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    I feel a little jumpy around you : a book of her poems & his poems collected in pairs

    A collection of poems, by male and female authors, presented in pairings that offer insight into how men and women look at the world, both separately and together.

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    Ima

    Imaginary animals : poetry and art for young people

    Introduces poetry and art through the themes of animals and beasts in this selection of over eighty poems juxtaposed with illustrations.

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    Rev

    Revenge and forgiveness : an anthology of poems

    A collection of nearly sixty poems dealing with revenge and forgiveness, plus suggested readings about each contributing poet.

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    Fle

    Buried alive : the elements of love : poems

    Fletcher, Ralph J.

    A collection of poems exploring the mysteries and wonders of love, arranged in the categories "Earth," "Water," "Air," and "Fire."

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    Fle

    I am wings : poems about love

    Fletcher, Ralph J.

    A collection of poems chronicling a relationship between two young people, from first glance through final goodbye to the stirrings of possible new love.

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    Jan

    Worlds afire

    Janeczko, Paul B.

    In this collection of "eyewitness" poems, the excitement and anticipation of attending the circus on July 6, 1944 in Hartford, Connecticut, turns to horror when a fire engulfs the circus tent, killing nearly 180 people, mostly women and children.

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    Lew

    Monumental verses

    Lewis, J. Patrick.

    Assortment of poems about various famous monuments, bridges and buildings, such as Stonehenge or the Golden Gate Bridge.

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    Nel

    A wreath for Emmett Till

    Nelson, Marilyn, 1946-

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    Nor

    Colors

    Nordine, Ken.

    A collection of poems personifying fifteen different colors.

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    Nye

    Honeybee : poems & short prose

    Nye, Naomi Shihab.

    In eighty-two poems and paragraphs, Naomi Shihab Nye alights on the essentials of our time--our loved ones, our dense air, our wars, our memories, our planet--and leaves us feeling curiously sweeter and profoundly soothed.

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    Sto

    Stone bench in an empty park

    An anthology of haiku accompanied by photographs reflects nature in the city.

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    Is

    Is this forever, or what? : poems & paintings from Texas

    A collection of poetry and full-color artwork from Texas.

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    Wor

    Words with wings : a treasury of African-American poetry and art

    Pairs twenty works of art by African-American artists with twenty poems by twenty African-American poets.

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    Tucky the hunter

    Dickey, James.

    A child hunts the animals of the world with a pop gun and the snare of his imagination.

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    Hug

    The dream keeper and other poems : including seven additional poems

    Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967.

    A collection of sixty-six poems, selected by the author for young readers, including lyrical poems, songs, and blues, many exploring the black experience.

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    Sing to the sun : poems and pictures

    Bryan, Ashley.

    A collection of poems and paintings celebrating the ups and downs of life.

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    Eng

    The poet slave of Cuba : a biography of Juan Francisco Manzano

    Engle, Margarita.

    Juan Francisco Manzano was born in 1797 into the household of wealthy slaveowners in Cuba. He spent his early years at the side of his owner's wife, entertaining her friends. His poetry was his outlet, reflecting the beauty and cruelty of his world. Written in verse.

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    Hug

    The mermaid's purse

    Hughes, Ted, 1930-

    A collection of poems about the creatures of the sea, including the limpet, crab, and conger eel.

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    The poetry break : an annotated anthology with ideas for introducing children to poetry

    Bauer, Caroline Feller.

    Presents a collection of over 240 poems with methods and activities to familiarize children with poetry.

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    MOO

    Poem a day: 180 themaic poems and activities that teach and delight all year long

    Moore, Helen H.

    Poems are grouped into such themes as primary concepts, seasons and special days, animals, science and nature.

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    Fla

    You don't even know me : stories and poems about boys

    Flake, Sharon.

    Tow-Kaye just learned that the love of his life is pregnant--and though he knows what the right thing to do is, he's scared to death to do it. Jeffrey hates having a mom who dresses like a teenager, but when another sexy mom moves in next door--well, that's a different kind of problem. In these and twenty-two other short stories and poems, readers plumb the inner lives of African American teenage boys.

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    Girl coming in for a landing : a novel in poems

    Wayland, April Halprin.

    A collection of over 100 poems recounting the ups and downs of one adolescent girl's school year.

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    SUL

    Imaginary gardens : American poetry and art for young people

    Includes a selection of poems by American poets and works of art by a variety of artists.

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    NUR

    Nursery rhyme comics : [50 timeless rhymes from 50 celebrated cartoonists]

    Presents fifty traditional nursery rhymes in comic book format, with illustrations by well-known cartoonists.

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    759.9
    BOS

    Pish, posh, said Hieronymus Bosch

    Willard, Nancy.

    The weird creatures which inhabit a medieval painter's home drive his housekeeper away, until a change of heart sends her back to the beasts and to Bosch in a new and loving relationship.

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    808
    YOL

    Alphabestiary : animal poems from A to Z

    A collection of poems by such authors as William Blake, Christina Rosetti, Hilaire Belloc, Adam Stemple, and Jane Yolen describe all kinds of animals from anteaters to zebras.

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    808.81
    CHI

    A child's anthology of poetry

    A diverse collection of poetry for children, combining the classics with modern and contemporary poems from writers like Wordsworth and Stevenson, Angelou and Silverstein.

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    808.81
    ILL

    Talking to the sun : an illustrated anthology of poems for young people

    Poems from various time periods and many countries are organized by theme and illustrated with reproductions of art works from the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.

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    808.81
    NIG

    The Night of the whippoorwill : poems

    A collection of poems from all over the world about the special and mysterious qualities of the night.

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    808.81
    SIN

    Sing a song of popcorn : every child's book of poems

    A collection of 115 poems by a variety of well-known authors with illustrations by nine Caldecott medalists.

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    811
    ADO

    Street music : city poems

    Adoff, Arnold.

    Fifteen poems explore the sights and sounds of life in a big city.

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    811
    AGA

    A Caribbean dozen : a collection of poems

    Thirteen Caribbean poets recount childhood experiences in poetry and prose.

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    811
    ALE

    Miss Crandall's school for young ladies & little misses of color : poems

    Alexander, Elizabeth, 1962-

    Poems tell the story of nineteenth-century teacher Prudence Crandall and the students she taught at her Canterbury, Connecticut, school for African-American girls before persecution forced its closing.

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    811
    BEA

    Beat the drum, Independence Day has come

    An anthology of poems about American independence.

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    811
    BRO

    Hallowilloween : nefarious silliness from Calef Brown

    Brown, Calef.

    A collection of poems celebrating Halloween, accompanied by acrylic illustrations featuring fanciful holiday scenes.

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    811
    BRO

    Hypnotize a tiger : poems about just about everything

    Brown, Calef.

    "A whimsical collection of nonsense poetry and art by an award-winning creator"--Provided by publisher.

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    811
    BRY

    Ashley Bryan's ABC of African American poetry

    Bryan, Ashley.

    A poem for each letter of the alphabet describes an aspect of the African-American experience.

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    811
    CAS

    Zoomrimes : poems about things that go

    Cassedy, Sylvia.

    Twenty-six poems, all of which describe a means of transportation or something that travels, ranging from "Ark" to "Zeppelin."

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    811
    CAZ

    Night lights : 24 poems to sleep on

    Cazet, Denys.

    A collection of poems, both silly and soothing, that focus on bedtime, such as "Goodnight Kisses," "How to Humiliate the Boogeyman," and "Where Am I When I Dream?"

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    811
    CHA

    Rich lizard : and other poems

    Chandra, Deborah.

    A collection of poems focusing on such ordinary things as cotton candy and Grandpa's shoes.

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    811
    DIC

    Poetry for young people

    Dickinson, Emily, 1830-1886.

    Collection of poetry for children, focusing on delight in the hidden secrets of the everyday world.

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    811
    DRA

    Alligators and others all year long! : A book of months

    Dragonwagon, Crescent.

    A collection of animals celebrate the months of the year, one by one, in poetry.

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    811
    DUN

    Jump back, Honey : the poems of Paul Laurence Dunbar

    Dunbar, Paul Laurence, 1872-1906.

    An illustrated collection of poems by Paul Laurence Dunbar, including "A Boy's Summer Song," "The Sparrow," and "Little Brown Baby."

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    811
    ENG

    Bravo! : Poems About Amazing Hispanics

    Engle, Margarita, author.

    "Bold, graphic portraits and beautiful poems present famous and lesser-known Latinos from varied backgrounds who have faced life's challenges in creative ways."--Provided by publisher.

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    811
    FEE

    Soul looks back in wonder

    Artwork and poems by such writers as Maya Angelou, Langston Hughes, and Askia Toure portray the creativity, strength, and beauty of their African American heritage.

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    811
    FLO

    Bing bang boing : poems and drawings

    Florian, Douglas.

    An illustrated collection of more than 150 nonsense verses.

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    811
    FLO

    Lizards, frogs, and polliwogs : poems and paintings

    Florian, Douglas.

    A collection of humorous poems about such reptiles and amphibians as the glass frog, the gecko, and the rattlesnake.

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    811
    FLO

    Monster Motel : poems and paintings

    Florian, Douglas.

    A collection of poems introducing the monstrous dwellers of the horribly horrid Monster Motel.

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    FLO

    UnBEElievables : honeybee poems and paintings

    Florian, Douglas.

    A collection of poems about honeybees and their role in the ecosystem.

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    811
    FOG

    When green becomes tomatoes

    Fogliano, Julie.

    "A book of poetry moving through the seasons"--Provided by publisher.

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    811
    FRO

    Robert Frost

    Frost, Robert, 1874-1963.

    A collection of poems about the four seasons by one of best-known American poets.

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    811
    GEI

    Where the buffalo roam

    Geis, Jacqueline, 1955-

    This expansion of the original verse includes the animals, plants, and geographical features of the American Southwest. Provides additional information on the history of the region and the habits of the wildlife.

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    811
    GEO

    Little dog poems

    George, Kristine O'Connell.

    Short poems present a day in the life of a little dog and its owner.

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    811
    HOB

    The llama who had no pajama : 100 favorite poems

    Hoberman, Mary Ann.

    An illustrated collection of poems about all sorts of subjects, including "Wishes," "Ducks," "When I Need a Real Baby," and "Growing."

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    811
    HOB

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    811
    HOR

    Halloween hoots and howls

    Horton, Joan.

    A collection of poems celebrating Halloween, including "Tombstone Epitaphs," "The Ghost and Goblin Ball," and "The Vampire."

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    811
    HUG

    The block

    Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967.

    A collection of thirteen of Langston Hughes poems on African American themes.

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    811
    HUG

    The dream keeper and other poems : including seven additional poems

    Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967.

    A collection of sixty-six poems, selected by the author for young readers, including lyrical poems, songs, and blues, many exploring the black experience.

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    811
    JAN

    Brickyard summer : poems

    Janeczko, Paul B.

    In a series of poems, the speaker and his best friend meander through the summer after eighth grade, encountering for the first time in the local people of their economically depressed neighborhood enormous courage and vitality.

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    811
    KEN

    The teddy bears' picnic

    Kennedy, Jimmy.

    This decades-old song describes the teddy bears' grand picnic in the woods.

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    811
    KID

    Miles of smiles : kids pick the funniest poems : book three

    Humorous poems divided into categories such as "Me," "Parents," "Gross Out," and "All Mixed Up" by poets including Shel Silverstein, Judith Viorst, and Jack Prelutsky.

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    811
    LAU

    Father and son

    Lotu, Denize.

    A father and son in the low country of South Carolina share special feelings as they spend time together in a variety of activities.

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    811
    LEE

    Dinosaur dinner with a slice of alligator pie : favorite poems

    Lee, Dennis, 1939-

    An illustrated collection of humorous poems on a variety of topics.

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    811
    LYO

    Book

    Lyon, George Ella, 1949-

    This poem compares a book to a house, a treasure chest, a farm, and a tree full of leaves.

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    811
    MIL

    Poetry for young people/ Edna St. Vincent Millay

    Millay, Edna St. Vincent

    An illustrated collection of 34 poems by the renowned poet.

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    811
    MIL

    No more poems! : a book in verse that just gets worse

    Miller, Rhett.

    An illustrated collection of poems that reflect on childhood and modern family life.

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    811
    MYE

    Angel to angel : a mother's gift of love

    Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-

    An illustrated collection of poems about African American children and their mothers.

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    811
    MYE

    Brown angels : an album of pictures and verse

    Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-

    A collection of poems, accompanied by photographs, about African-American children living around the turn of the century.

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    811
    OTT

    January rides the wind : a book of months

    Otten, Charlotte F.

    Contains twelve poems each one describing a month.

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    811
    PRE

    The Random House book of poetry for children

    More than 550 poems by American, English, and anonymous authors.

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    811
    PRE

    The baby uggs are hatching

    Prelutsky, Jack.

    A collection of twelve humorous poems about such strange creatures as the sneepy and the quossible.

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    811
    PRE

    The dragons are singing tonight

    Prelutsky, Jack.

    A collection of poems about dragons, including "I'm an Amiable Dragon," "If You Don't Believe in Dragons," and "A Dragon Is in My Computer."

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    811
    PRE

    I've lost my hippopotamus : more than 100 poems

    Prelutsky, Jack.

    A collection of more than one hundred children's poems by Jack Prelutksy, accompanied by black-and-white illustrations.

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    811
    PRE

    Monday's troll

    Prelutsky, Jack.

    A collection of seventeen poems about such unsavory characters as witches, ogres, wizards, trolls, giants, a yeti, and seven grubby goblins.

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    811
    PRE

    The new kid on the block : poems

    Prelutsky, Jack.

    Humorous poems about such strange creatures and people as Baloney Belly Billy and the Gloopy Gloopers.

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    811
    PRE

    Nightmares : poems to trouble your sleep

    Prelutsky, Jack.

    Twelve poems featuring a vampire, werewolf, ghoul, and other monsters.

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    811
    PRE

    A pizza the size of the sun

    Prelutsky, Jack.

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    PRE

    Something big has been here

    Prelutsky, Jack.

    An illustrated collection of humorous poems on a variety of topics.

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    811
    PRO

    The proper way to meet a hedgehog and other how-to poems

    An illustrated compilation of how-to poems for children.

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    811
    ROB

    A Frog inside my hat : a first book of poems

    A collection of short whimsical poems by such authors as Lucille Clifton, John Ciardi, Russell Hoban, and Sylvia Plath.

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    811
    SAN

    Arithmetic

    Sandburg, Carl, 1878-1967.

    A poem about numbers and their characteristics. Features anamorphic, or distorted, drawings which can be restored to normal by viewing from a particular angle or by viewing the image's reflection in the provided Mylar cone.

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    811
    SCI

    The book that Jack wrote

    Scieszka, Jon.

    A madcap variation of the cumulative nursery rhyme, this time beginning when Jack writes a book.

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    811
    SID

    Song of the water boatman : & other pond poems

    Sidman, Joyce.

    A collection of poems that provide a look at some of the animals, insects, and plants that are found in ponds, with accompanying information about each.

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    811
    SIL

    Every thing on it : poems and drawings

    Silverstein, Shel.

    A collection by Shel Silverstein for your mind and heart.

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    811
    SIL

    Falling up : poems and drawings

    Silverstein, Shel.

    A collection of humorous poems and drawings.

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    811
    SIL

    A light in the attic

    Silverstein, Shel.

    A collection of humorous poems and drawings.

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    811
    SIN

    Follow follow : a book of reverso poems

    Singer, Marilyn.

    A collection of poems in which characters from familiar tales relate their side of the story.

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    811
    SIN

    Rutherford B., who was he? : poems about our presidents

    Singer, Marilyn.

    A collection of children's poems about the presidents of the United States.

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    811
    SPI

    Bumples, fumdidlers, and jellybeans

    Spilka, Arnold.

    A collection of nonsense poetry featuring bumple snigglefritzers, crazy grammar, and some philosophical conundrums.

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    811
    STE

    Alpha beta chowder

    Steig, Jeanne.

    Presents an alliterative humorous verse for each letter of the alphabet, including "The Enigmatic Egg," "Mishmash," and "Worrywart."

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    811
    STE

    Candy corn : poems

    Stevenson, James, 1929-

    A collection of short poems with titles such as "The Morning After Halloween," "Dumpsters," and "What Frogs Say To Each Other."

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    811
    TOM

    Tomie dePaola's Mother Goose

    An illustrated collection of 204 Mother Goose nursery rhymes, including well-known ones such as "Little Boy Blue" and less familiar ones such as "Charlie Warlie and his cow."

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    811
    TUR

    A moon for seasons

    Turner, Ann Warren.

    A collection of short poems that reflect nature in each season.

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    UPD

    A helpful alphabet of friendly objects : poems

    Updike, John.

    Poems and photographs present common objects for each letter of the alphabet.

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    VIO

    Sad underwear and other complications : more poems for children and their parents

    Viorst, Judith.

    A collection of poems that examines a wide variety of feelings and experiences from a child's point of view.

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    811
    WHI

    Poetry for young people

    Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892

    An illustrated collection of twenty-six poems and excerpts from longer poems by the renowned nineteenth-century poet.

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    WIL

    Runaway opposites : poems

    Wilbur, Richard, 1921-

    A collection of humorous poems about the opposites of various words.

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    811
    ZEM

    Some from the moon, some from the sun : poems and songs for everyone

    Zemach, Margot.

    An illustrated collection of traditional poems and songs, including "This Little Pig Went to Market," "Brave News is Come to Town," and "Bingo."

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    811.008
    BEA

    Beauty of the beast : poems

    An illustrated collection of poems about animals, insects, and birds by poets from different parts of the world.

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    811.008
    HIP

    Hip hop speaks to children : a celebration of poetry with a beat

    A collection of fifty-one children's poems that features selections from Nikki Giovanni, Queen Latifah, and the Sugarhill Gang; and contains an audio CD with thirty performances.

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    811.008
    IMA

    Imagine that! : poems of never-was

    An illustrated collection of poems about imaginary things, by such authors as Jane Yolen, Conrad Aiken, and Karla Kuskin.

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    811.008
    PRE

    A. Nonny Mouse writes again! : poems

    Another illustrated collection of primarily traditional or anonymous verses, most of which are humorous and easily memorized.

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    811.008
    SUN

    Sunflakes : poems for children

    A collection of poems about universal childhood experiences.

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    811.008
    WES

    Never take a pig to lunch : poems about the fun of eating

    A collection of poems and traditional rhymes about food and eating.

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    HUG

    The sweet and sour animal book

    Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967.

    Twenty-six short poems introduce animals for each letter of the alphabet, from Ape to Zebra.

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    811.52
    JOH

    The creation : a poem

    Johnson, James Weldon, 1871-1938.

    A poem based on the story of creation from the first book of the Bible.

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    811.54
    BOL

    Rock of ages : a tribute to the Black church

    Bolden, Tonya.

    A poem celebrating the role of church in the lives and history of African Americans, from the time of slavery through the struggle for civil rights to the well-established churches of today.

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    811.54
    DER

    The way I feel-- sometimes

    De Regniers, Beatrice Schenk.

    Presents a collection of poems about feelings, from anger to acceptance.

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    811.54
    FLE

    Joyful noise : poems for two voices

    Fleischman, Paul.

    A collection of poems describing the characteristics and activities of a variety of insects.

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    GRE

    For the love of the game : Michael Jordan and me

    Greenfield, Eloise.

    Two children discover the importance of determination and find inspiration in the life of Michael Jordan.

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    GRE

    Night on Neighborhood Street

    Greenfield, Eloise.

    A collection of poems exploring the sounds, sights, and emotions enlivening a black neighborhood during the course of one evening.

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    811.54
    GUN

    Not a copper penny in me house : poems from the Caribbean

    Gunning, Monica.

    A collection of poems describing the activities of various children living on a Caribbean island.

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    811.54
    KEN

    Ghastlies, goops & pincushions : nonsense verse

    Kennedy, X. J.

    A collection of nonsense poems describing a variety of unlikely characters and situations.

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    811.54
    MIL

    Granny, will your dog bite

    Milnes, Gerald.

    A collection of rhymes about various aspects of mountain life.

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    811.54
    OAK

    Don't read this book whatever you do! : more poems about school

    Dakos, Kalli.

    Poems reflect life in lively classrooms and are based on the author's experiences as an elementary school teacher.

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    811.54
    RIC

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    811.54
    SIN

    It's hard to read a map with a beagle on your lap

    Singer, Marilyn.

    A collection of playful poems about dogs.

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    811.54
    SIN

    Sky words

    Singer, Marilyn.

    A collection of poems about the sky and the various phenomena seen there, including clouds, storms, and sunsets.

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    811.54
    Vio

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    811.54
    Won

    Night garden : poems from the world of dreams

    Wong, Janet S.

    A collection of poems describing a variety of dreams, some familiar, some strange, some beautiful, and some on the darker side.

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    812
    BUR

    A midsummer night's dream for kids

    Burdett, Lois, 1952-

    Presents an adapted version of Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream," written in rhyming couplets especially for young readers and performers. Includes illustrations and comments by children as well as suggestions for activities based upon the story.

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    812
    BUR

    Romeo and Juliet for kids

    Burdett, Lois, 1952-

    Presents an adapted version of Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet" written in rhyming couplets especially for young readers and performers. Includes illustrations and comments by children as well as suggestions for activities based upon the story.

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    813
    BOU

    Only Opal : the diary of a young girl

    Boulton, Jane.

    A lyrical adaptation of the writings of Opal Whiteley, in which she describes her love of nature and her life in an Oregon lumber camp at the turn of the century.

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    WIN

    The space child's Mother Goose

    Winsor, Frederick, b. 1900.

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    818
    MOR

    Guess again! : riddle poems

    Morrison, Lillian.

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    818.5402

    Behind the King's Kitchen: A Roster of Rhyming Riddles

    Collection of rhyming riddles illustrated with woodcuts

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    821
    ALL

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    ELI

    Growltiger's last stand ; with, The Pekes and the Pollicles ; and, The song of the Jellicles

    Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965.

    Three poems describe the nighttime adventures of some rather special cats.

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    821
    LEA

    Edward Lear

    Lear, Edward, 1812-1888.

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    LEA

    The table and the chair ; a poem

    Lear, Edward, 1812-1888.

    A table and chair decide to take a walk but soon lose their way and are escorted home by a duck, a mouse, and a beetle.

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    821
    STE

    A child's garden of verses

    Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894.

    A collection of poems evoking the world and feelings of childhood.

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    821.008
    OXF

    The Oxford treasury of classic poems

    An anthology of famous, well-loved poems.

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    821.8
    LEA

    Daffy down dillies : silly limericks

    Lear, Edward, 1812-1888.

    A collection of limericks comically illustrated.

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    821.914
    MCN

    Making friends with Frankenstein : a book of monstrous poems and pictures

    McNaughton, Colin.

    Presents a collection of silly, scary, and disgusting poems about monsters and other unusual creatures.

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    897
    SON

    Songs are thoughts : poems of the Inuit

    An English translation of Eskimo poems collected primarily by the Danish ethnologist Knud Rasmussen on his expedition from Greenland to the Bering Strait.

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    ONT

    On the road of stars : Native American night poems and sleep charms

    A collection of Native American night poems, sleep charms, and other special night songs intended to soothe, heal, bring dreams, or make sleep irresistible.

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    AUDIO

    Delicious hullabaloo

    Mora, Pat.

    In this poem in English and Spanish, lizards, armadillos, and other creatures of the night make merry beneath the desert moon, enjoying the strains of a mariachi band and gobbling lots of delicious food.

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    SIL

    Where the sidewalk ends

    Silverstein, Shel.

    A boy who turns into a TV set and a girl who eats a whale are only two of the characters in a collection of humorous poetry.

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    KANEKO

    Are you an echo? : the lost poetry of Misuzu Kaneko

    Jacobson, David, 1964-

    A brief biography of Japanese children's poet Misuzu Kaneko. Includes a selection of her poems in English and Japanese.

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    Lew

    Black cat bone

    Lewis, J. Patrick.

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    Jabberwocky : from Through the looking glass

    Carroll, Lewis, 1832-1898.

    The illustrations set the classic nonsense poem taken from "Alice in Wonderland" in medieval times.

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    C is for city

    Grimes, Nikki.

    Rhyming verses featuring each letter of the alphabet describe different aspects of life in a city.

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    KIN

    Dick King-Smith's Alphabeasts

    King-Smith, Dick.

    A poetic look at animals through the alphabet, from the anaconda to the zambra.

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    The Alphabet from Z to A : (with much confusion on the way)

    Viorst, Judith.

    Verses running backwards through the alphabet take note of some anomalies in English spelling and grammar.

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