Monday, April 27, 2015

Books of the Week, Apr 27

HighDizzy in Your Eyes: Poems about Love by Pat Mora
Collects fifty poems written in the voice of teenagers which reveal the speakers' feelings about and experiences with love. Includes notes about the various types of poetic forms.
811 MOR @ the Library

MiddleMessing Around on the Monkey Bars: And Other School Poems for Two Voices by Betsy Franco
Throughout this collection of nineteen poems -- ideal for reading aloud in pairs, but just as much fun with one or many -- words, pictures, and voices erupt in an irresistible invitation to join an exhilarating ride around school. So hop on the bus! The pencils are tapping, the clock is ticking, and reports are due...tomorrow?
811 FRA @ the Library

ElementaryNational Geographic Book of Animal Poetry: 200 Poems with Photographs That Squeak, Soar, and Roar! compiled by J. Patrick Lewis
What could be better than cuddling up with your child and this book on your lap and allowing your imaginations to soar with the words and images? Lovingly selected by U.S. Children's Poet Laureate J. Patrick Lewis and paired with vibrant animal photography, this collection of poems is an exuberant celebration of the animal kingdom and a beautiful introduction to this genre of literature.
808.81 NAT @ the Library

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