Sunday, March 29, 2009

POETRY BOOKS

ADULT
Gilroy, Grace, McKay, Martin, Phillips, Roth, Stipe - The Haiku Year

Young Adult/Upper Middle School
Alexander, Kwame, Chris Colderley, Marjory Wentworth - Out of Wonder: Poems Celebrating Poets (5)

Picture Book Biographies About Poetry
Ode to an Onion: Pablo Neruda and his Muse (Giardino/Sala)

Kids
Ashman, Linda - M is for Mischief (5)
Ashman, Linda - Stella, Unleashed (5)
Blackaby, Susan - Nest, Nook & Cranny (5)
Brown, Calef - Hallowilloween (3.5)
Brown, Skila - Clackety Track: Poems about Trains (4)
Bulion, Leslie - Superlative Birds (4.5)
Esbensen, Barbara Juster - Swing Around the Sun
Fletcher - A Writing Kind of Day (4)
Florian, Douglas - Autumnblings (4.5)
Fogliano, Jule - When Green Becomes Tomatoes (Morstad) 5
Frank, John - How to Catch a Fish (4)
..........A Chill in the Air (4)
Gerstein, Mordicai - Dear Hot Dog (4)
Greenfield, Eloise - In the Land of Words (5)
Harley, Avis - The Monarch's Progress (3)
Havill, Juanita - I Heard it from Alice Zucchini (4)
Hoberman, Mary Ann - The Llama Who Had No Pajama ()
Hood, Susan - Shaking Things Up: 14 Young Women Who Changed the World (5)
Hopkins, Lee Bennett - City I Love (Hall) 4
.....................Got Geography!  (Stanton) 4
Iyengar, Malathi Michelle - Tan to Tamarind (Akib) 4
Janeczko, Paul & J. Patrick Lewis - Wing Nuts: Screwy Haiku (4)
Johnston, Tony - The Ancestors Are Singing (4)
Katz, Alan - Too Much Kissing (3.5)
Katz, Susan - Looking for Jaguar (4)
Larios, Julie - Yellow Elephant, A Bright Bestiary (Paschkis) 4
Lewis, J. Patrick - The Underwear Salesman (Bloch) 3.5
...............Please Bury Me in the Library (Stone) 3.5
............... Heroes and She-Roes (Cooke) 5
Lewis, J. Patrick & Douglas Florian - Poem-Mobiles: Crazy Car Poems (Holmes) 4.5
Locker, Thomas - Cloud Dance (5)
McKissack, Patricia C. - Stitchin' and Pullin" a Gee's Bend Quilt (5)
McNamara, Margaret - A Poem in Your Pocket (5)
Miller, Rhett - No More Poems! (4) 2019 Hilarious!
Mora, Pat - Yum! MmMm! Que Rico! (Lopez)
.....................This Big Sky (Jenkins)
Paolilli, Paul & Dan Brewer - Silver Seeds (Johnson & Fincher) 5
Park, Linda Sue - Tap Dancing on the Roof (Sijo poems)
Paschkis, Julie - Flutter & Hum (5)
Peters, Lisa Westberg - Earthshake:  Poems from the Ground Up, (3)
Perry, Andrea - The Snack Smasher and other reasons why it's not my fault (3)
Pollock, Penny - When the Moon is Full: A Lunar Year (Azarian) 5
Prelutsky, Jack - In Aunt Giraffe's Green Garden (Mathers) 3
..........................- rbanovic (4)
Rosenthal, Amy Krouse - The Wonder Book (Schmid) 3.5
Rossetti, Christine (Ill. Bryan) Blooming Beneath the Sun 4
Ruddell, Deborah - Today at the Blue-Bird Cafe (Rankin) 3.5
Salas, Laura Purdie - Book Speak! (5)
.....Water Can Be... (Dabija) 4.5
Schertle, Alice - Button Up! (4)
Schmidt, Annie M. G. - A Pond Full of Ink (2 - but I think it's the translation that I don't like) US/2014
Sidman, Joyce - This is Just to Say (5)
...........................Butterfly Eyes and Other Secrets of the Meadow (Krommes) 2006
...........................Dark Emperor & Other Poems of the NIght (Allen) 2010
...........................Winter Bees & Other Poems of the Cold (Allen) 2014
Simler, Isabelle - Sweet Dreamers (2019)
Singer, Marilyn - First Food Fight This Fall (and Other School Poems) 2008
...........................Mirror Mirror (Masse) 2010
............................Every Month is a New Year (Roth) 2018
Updike, John - A Child's Calendar (5)
Vanderwater, Amy Ludwig - Forest Has a Song (4.5)
........... Everyday Birds (5)
Viorst, Judith - What are you Glad about?  What are you Mad about? 2016 (2)
Whitehead, Jenny - Holiday Stew (5)
Wilson, Karma - Outside the Box (4.5)
Wolf, Sallie - The Robin Makes a Laughing Sound, 2010 (4.5)
Worth, Valerie - Peacock and Other Poems (Babbitt) 2002

Kid's Anthologies
Bill Martin Jr. Big Book of Poetry (Bill Martin, Jr., ed) 5
Dare to Dream: Change the World - Jill Corcoran, editor
Forget-Me-Nots: Poems to Learn by Heart (Hoberman/Emberley) 4
Green Poems - Jill Bennett
Home to Me (Lee Bennett Hopkins, ed) 4
Read-Aloud Treasury, The (Cole & Calmenson/Schweninger) 4
Sing a Song of Seasons: A Nature Poem for Each Day of the Year selected by Fiona Waters (5)
Sky Magic (Lee Bennett Hopkins, ed) 4

The Complete Book is One Poem
Alexander, Kwame - How to Read a Book (Illustrated by Melissa Sweet great poem, hard to read...
Gilchrist, Jan Spivey -My America (4)
Lyon, George Ella - Sleepsong (4)
Salas, Laura Purdie - Water Can Be...
VanDerwater, Amy Ludwig - Everyday Birds (5)

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