Category Archives: Poetry

Song of the Wild: A First Book of Animals – Nicola Davies, illustrated by Petr Horáček

      Song of the Wild: A First Book of Animals – Nicola Davies, illustrated by Petr Horáček, Candlewick Press, (9780763691608), 2017. Format: Hardcover Picture Book Rating: 1-5:  (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4.5 Genre: Non-fiction, … Continue reading

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The Watcher – Nikki Grimes, illustrated by Bryan Collier

         The Watcher – Nikki Grimes, illustrated by Bryan Collier, Eerdmans Books for Young Readers, (9780802854452), 2017 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 What did you like about the book? … Continue reading

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Family Poems for Every Day of the Week/Poemas Familiares para cada día de la Semana by Francisco X. Alarcón, illustrations by Maya Christina Gonzalez

     Family Poems for Every Day of the Week/Poemas familiares Para Cada Día de la Semana by Francisco X. Alarcón, illustrations by Maya Christina Gonzalez, Children’s Book Press, 9780892392759 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred … Continue reading

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Full of Fall – April Pulley Sayre

   Full of Fall – April Pulley Sayre, Beach Lane Books, (9781481479844), 2017. Format: Hard cover Rating: 1-5:  (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5+ Genre: Non-fiction What did you like about the book? Don’t even bother going … Continue reading

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Feel the Beat: Dance Poems that Zing from Salsa to Swing – Marilyn Singer, illustrated by Kristi Valiant

    Feel the Beat: Dance Poems that Zing from Salsa to Swing – Marilyn Singer, illustrated by Kristi Valiant, Dial Books for Young Readers, (9780803740211), 2017 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1- 5 (5 is excellent or a Starred review)  4 What did … Continue reading

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Steppin’ Out: Jaunty Rhymes for Playful Times – Lin Oliver, illustrated by Tomie De Paola

   Steppin’ Out: Jaunty Rhymes for Playful Times – Lin Oliver, illustrated by Tomie De Paola, Nancy Paulsen Books, (9780399174346), 2017 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1- 5 (5 is excellent or a Starred review) 5 What did you like about the book? … Continue reading

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Once in a Blue Moon – written and illustrated by Danielle Daniel

   Once in a Blue Moon – written and illustrated by Danielle Daniel, Groundwood Books, (9781554989751), 2017. Format: Hardcover Picture Book Rating: 1-5:  (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre: Poetry What did you like about the … Continue reading

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