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- Where the Sidewalk Ends by Shel Silverstein.
- A Light in the Attic by Shel Silverstein.
- A Child's Garden of Verses by Robert Louis Stevenson.
- When We Were Very Young (Winnie-the-Pooh, #3) by A.A. Milne.
- The Jackie Morris Book of Classic Nursery Rhymes by Jackie Morris (PreK-2) Share all the traditional nursery rhymes you remember from childhood with your young students with this beautifully-illustrated treasury.
- Daniel Finds a Poem by Micha Archer (PreK-2) When Daniel sees a sign for “Poetry in the Park,” he asks, “What is poetry?” His experiences provide an answer, lots of sample poetic lines, and a great entry point into writing poetry for young students.
- One Leaf Rides the Wind by Celeste Mannis (K–2) Eleven poems set in the tranquility of a Japanese garden. This counting book introduces the haiku form of poetry to young readers.
- A New Green Day by Antoinette Portis (K-3) Each turn of a page reveals the subject of a short but powerful verse about an item in nature. Lots of inspiration for students to write their own poems about nature in the same format.
Apr 5, 2019 · Poetry Books For Babies And Toddlers We Sang You Home by Richard Van Camp, Illustrated by Julie Flett “In this sweet and lyrical board book from the creators of the bestselling Little You, gentle rhythmic text captures the wonder new parents feel as they welcome baby into the world.
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- Dark Emperor and Other Poems of the Night. Dark Emperor and Other Poems of the Night, a 2011 John Newbery Honor Book, is a beautifully illustrated collection of nature poems by poet Joyce Sidman.
- Pieces: A Year in Poems & Quilts and Other Seasonal Poetry. Each of the 20 poems about nature by Anna Grossnickle Hines is illustrated by a delicate and beautiful miniature quilt she created.
- Books for Tweens and Teens About Writing Poetry. If your older elementary or middle school child enjoys writing poetry or wants to learn about writing poetry, these books may be just what they need.
- Outside Your Window: A First Book of Nature. Outside Your Window: A First Book of Nature is a collection of nature poems for children, organized by season, by author and zoologist Nicola Davies, with wonderful mixed media illustrations by artist Mark Hearld.
- If Animals Kissed Good Night. Challenge kids' imaginations with this adorable poetry book! Imagine if animals did the same things as humans? Book 1 of a 6 book series takes children into the world of their favorite furry animals with lives just like theirs!
- Photo Ark ABC: An Animal Alphabet in Poetry and Pictures (National Geographic Kids) Learning the ABC's has never been so much fun! With stunning photographs from National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore and eloquent poetry by New York Times best-selling U.S. Children's poet, Debbie Levy, children are sure to become alphabet experts while learning about some of their favorite animals!
- National Geographic Children's Book of Animal Poetry: 200 Poems with Photographs That Squeak, Soar, and Roar! Introduce kids to the wonderful world of animals with this adorable poetry picture book.
- National Geographic Children's Book of Nature Poetry: More than 200 Poems With Photographs That Float, Zoom, and Bloom! Show kids the magic of nature and the universe with a collection of modern and classic nature poems.