Monday, April 26, 2010

Poetry Month Continued

The Parkland Community Library purchases new poetry books every year.  Check these titles out!
All things bright and beautiful / by Cecil F. Alexander ; illustrated by Ashley Bryan.  Bryan's pictures bring this iconic poem to life.

Dinothesaurus : prehistoric poems and paintings / by Douglas Florian.  Florian's art and clever poems are fun for all ages, preschool and up.

Sharing the seasons : a book of poems / selected by Lee Bennett Hopkins ; illustrated by David Diaz.   Diaz's beautiful illustrations and Hopkins' selections make this a gem of a poetry book.

Mirror mirror : a book of reversible verse / Marilyn Singer ; illustrated by Josée Massee. Singer has written poems that can be read forwards and backwards - intriguing and clever.

Words, wit, and wonder : writing your own poem / by Nancy Loewen ; illustrated by Christopher Lyles.  Here is a simple and elegant guide to get young people interested in producing poems.
Please browse through the poetry section in Juvenile Non-fiction (J and J  to find treasures of verse for all ages.

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