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Giraffes Can't Dance
Giraffes Can't Dance
by Giles Andreae
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The #1 New York Times bestselling kitty boy goes to the circus! In his newest adventure, the irresistible Skippyjon Jones swings out of his closet and into the spectacular Cirque de Ole, where his pals, the Chimichango gang, perform feats of derring-do... (read more)

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Stories and Poems for Extremely Intelligent Children of All Ages
Stories and Poems for Extremely Intelligent Children of All Ages
by Harold Bloom
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If readers are to come to Shakespeare and to Chekhov, to Henry James and to Jane Austen, then they are best prepared if they have read Lewis Carroll and Edward Lear, Robert Louis Stevenson and Rudyard Kipling," writes Harold Bloom in his introduction to... (read more)

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Instructions
Instructions
by Neil Gaiman and Charles Vess
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Trust Dreams. Trust your heart, and trust your story. A renowned storyteller whose words have transported readers to magical realms and an acclaimed illustrator of lushly imagined fairy-tale landscapes guide a traveler safely through lands unknown and... (read more)

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Welcome Song for Baby: A Lullaby for Newborns
Welcome Song for Baby: A Lullaby for Newborns
by Richard Van Camp
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From renowned First Nations storyteller Richard Van Camp comes a lyrical lullaby for newborns. Complemented with stunning photographs, this evocative board book is perfectly suited as a first book for every baby. Richard Van Camp is a proud member of the... (read more)

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Poetry Matters: Writing a Poem from the Inside Out
Poetry Matters: Writing a Poem from the Inside Out
by Ralph J Fletcher
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At the most important moments, when everyone else is silent, poetry rises to speak. This book shows young writers how to write poetry, how to reach within themselves for emotions, image, and music, and how to revise to make their words shine.... (read more)

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Kids Pick the Funniest Poems: Poems That Make Kids Laugh
Kids Pick the Funniest Poems: Poems That Make Kids Laugh
by Bruce Lansky
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A collection of humurous poems selected by a panel of children, featuring an all-star cast of poets from Dr. Seuss and Shel Silverstein to Judith Viorst and Jack Prelutsky. Includes new poems and humor pieces from relative unknowns that kids liked as... (read more)

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My Parents Think I'm Sleeping (I Can Read Books: Level 3)
My Parents Think I'm Sleeping (I Can Read Books: Level 3)
by Jack Prelutsky
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From reading under the covers to watching shadows dance on the wall, these fourteen vigorous verses show that a child's life begins at bedtime!... (read more)

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Giving Tree 40TH Anniversary Edition With CD
Giving Tree 40TH Anniversary Edition With CD
by Shel Silverstein
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"Once there was a tree . . . and she loved a little boy." So begins a story of unforgettable perception, beautifully written and illustrated by the gifted and versatile Shel Silverstein. Every day the boy would come to the tree to eat her apples,... (read more)

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Poetry for Young People: Langston Hughes (Poetry for Young People)
Poetry for Young People: Langston Hughes (Poetry for Young People)
by Langston Hughes
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WINNER OF THE 2007 CORETTA SCOTT KING ILLUSTRATOR HONOR AWARD! A fresh design and appealing new cover enliven this award-winning collection in the acclaimed Poetry for Young People series. Showcasing the extraordinary Langston Hughes, it's... (read more)

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The Other Way to Listen
The Other Way to Listen
by Byrd Baylor
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The Caldecott Honor author/illustrator team that brought readers "The Desert Is Theirs" and "The Way to Start a Day" returns with this tale of truly listening to the world around us. In "The Other Way to Listen," a young boy is eager to learn and an old... (read more)

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Frida: Viva La Vida!/Long Live Life!
Frida: Viva La Vida!/Long Live Life!
by Carmen T Bernier Grand
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Frida Kahlo, a native of Mexico, is described here in biographical poems accompanied by her own artwork. Both text and images reveal the anguish and joy of her two marriages to muralist Diego Rivera, her life-long suffering from a crippling bus accident,... (read more)

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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (Poetry for Young People)
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (Poetry for Young People)
by Frances Schoonmaker
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“Schoonmakers careful selection and meticulous editing, and Wallaces luminous, full-color paintings…will make Longfellows work more approachable to children. A slim, attractive introduction to a classic American poet.” – School... (read more)

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Paint Me Like I Am: Teen Poems from Writerscorps
Paint Me Like I Am: Teen Poems from Writerscorps
by Writerscorps
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Today my name is colorful.Yesterday my name was dead souls. Tomorrow my name will be lively spirits. My friends think my name is fire. The police think my name is burden. My parents think my name is symphony. Secretly I know my name is anything I want... (read more)

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Mary Engelbreit's Mother Goose: One Hundred Best-Loved Verses
Mary Engelbreit's Mother Goose: One Hundred Best-Loved Verses
by Mary Engelbreit
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Engelbreit's bestselling collection of 100 of her favorite Mother Goose rhymes now comes with an audio CD featuring readings by award-winning actress Lynn Redgrave, along with an essay by Engelbreit on the process of creating a book. Full color.... (read more)

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Mariana and the Merchild: A Folk Tale from Chile
Mariana and the Merchild: A Folk Tale from Chile
by Caroline Pitcher
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A childless old woman is given a merbaby to raise until the child can safely return to the sea.... (read more)

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Doodle Dandies: Poems That Take Shape
Doodle Dandies: Poems That Take Shape
by J. Patrick Lewis
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Ingeniously uniting words and pictures, children's author Lewis takes verse to a new level with his innovative "shape" poetry, where the form of each poem relates to its content. Beautifully complemented by Lisa Desimini's boldly original art. Full color.... (read more)

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Haiti My Country
Haiti My Country
by Haitian Schoolchildren
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Pretty flowers in my country are for me Like pink butterflies That smile at the sun (Judes-Roldes) For several months, Quebec illustrator Roge prepared a series of portraits of Haitian children. Students of Camp Perrin wrote that accompanying poems... (read more)

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The Rime of the Ancient Mariner with 42 Illustrations by Gustave Doré
The Rime of the Ancient Mariner with 42 Illustrations by Gustave Doré
by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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Doré's dramatic engravings for The Rime of the Ancient Mariner are considered by many to be his greatest work. The terrifying space of the open sea, the storms and whirlpools of an unknown ocean, the hot equatorial seas swarming with monsters, the... (read more)

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Poem Depot: Aisles of Smiles
Poem Depot: Aisles of Smiles
by Douglas Florian
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In the vein of Shel Silverstein and Jack Prelutsky, this illustrated book of humorous poems will guarantee giggles Artist, poet, and award-winning author Douglas Florian successfully captures the comedy of kids everyday lives with this jam-packed volume... (read more)

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Cesar: !Si, Se Puede! Yes, We Can!
Cesar: !Si, Se Puede! Yes, We Can!
by Carmen T. Bernier Grand
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An award-winning picture-book biography in free-verse celebrating the life of the great labor leader... (read more)

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