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Poetry speaks to children

Author: Elise Paschen; Judith DuFour Love; Wendy Rasmussen; Paula Zinngrabe Wendland
Publisher: Naperville, Ill. : Sourcebooks, ©2005.
Series: Poetry speaks.
Edition/Format:   Print book : CD audio : Music : Juvenile audience   Sound Recording : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of poems that can be read or listened to with the accompanying CD. The poems on the CD are read by the poets themselves.
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Genre/Form: Children's nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Poetry
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Poetry speaks to children.
Naperville, Ill. : Sourcebooks, ©2005
(OCoLC)1019536572
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Music, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Sound Recording, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Elise Paschen; Judith DuFour Love; Wendy Rasmussen; Paula Zinngrabe Wendland
ISBN: 1402203292 9781402203299
OCLC Number: 61295906
Notes: Includes CD.
Credits: Illustrators: Judy Love, Wendy Rasmussen, Paula Zinngrabe Wendland.
Performer(s): All selections included on the accompanying CD are read by the poet, except as noted in the contents notes.
Awards: Winner of Benjamin Franklin Award (Children's Book W/Audio) 2006
Commended for Audies (Children Ages Up to 8) 2007
Commended for Listen Up (Children's Spoken Word) 2005
Description: viii, 104 pages : color illustrations ; 24 x 29 cm + 1 audio disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Contents: First book / Rita Dove --
The quarrel / Maxine Kumin --
Letter to Bee / Emily Dickinson --
Hurt no living thing / Christina Rossetti --
Stopping by woods on a snowy evening / Robert Frost --
Wolf / Billy Collins --
The tiger who wore white gloves / Gwendolyn Brooks --
from "The adventures of Isabel" / Ogden Nash --
On a flimmering floom you shall ride / Carl Sandburg --
El chicle / Ana Castillo --
The dentist and the crocodile / Roald Dahl --
Bear song / Kay Ryan --
Jabberwocky / Lewis Carroll --
Sneeze / Maxine Kumin --
Mrs. Mitchell's underwear / Dennis Lee --
Okay, brown girl, okay / James Berry --
Vowel owl (Roger) / John Hollander --
Magic words / Anonymous Inuit Poet, trans. by Edward Field --
The unwritten / W.S. Merwin --
Crayons : a rainbow poem / Jane Yolen --
Gas / C.K. Williams --
Knitted things / Karla Kuskin --
from Macbeth / William Shakespeare --
Frodo's song in Bree / J.R.R. Tolkien --
Eagle poem / Joy Harjo --
The Negro speaks of rivers / Langston Hughes --
I rise, I rise / Anonymous Osage poet --
Verses from "The elephant's child" / Rudyard Kipling --
Alphabet, pt. 1 / Seamus Heaney --
John Smith and his son, John Smith / Wallace Stevens --
About the teeth of sharks / John Ciardi --
Dinosaur diets / Jane Yolen --
My sister saw a dinosaur / Mary Ann Hoberman --
Joey / Brad Leithauser --
Rabbit / Mary Ann Hoberman --
At last / James Stevenson --
Epigram engraved on the collar of a dog which I gave to His Royal Highness / Alexander Pope --
Balloons / William Jay Smith --
Hide and seek / Robert Graves. Every time I climb a tree / David McCord --
The reason I like chocolate / Nikki Giovanni --
Trips / Nikki Giovanni --
Mommies / Nikki Giovanni --
Lineage / Margaret Walker --
Snowmen / Agha Shahid Ali --
Good luck gold / Janet S. Wong --
The secret song / Margaret Wise Brown --
Why? / James Stevenson --
The question / Karla Kuskin --
First grade / William Stafford --
Crying / Galway Kinnell --
Art class / X.J. Kennedy --
How to paint a donkey / Naomi Shihab Nye --
Daddy fell into the pond / Alfred Noyes --
Working with mother / Myra Cohn Livingston --
A faery song / W.B. Yeats --
The unicorn / Rainer Maria Rilke, translated by Paul Muldoon --
The lion and the lily / Elizabeth Spires --
hist whist / E.E. Cummings --
The ghost and Jenny Jemima / Dennis Lee --
from "The raven" / Edgar Allan Poe --
Sheep party / John Fuller --
Jamacian song / James Berry --
Halfway down / A.A. Milne --
Count to ten and we'll be there / Rita Dove --
opposite poem 4 / Richard Wilbur --
opposite poems 7 and 20 / Richard Wilbur --
from "The tale of Custard the Dragon" / Ogden Nash --
Good hot dogs / Sandra Cisneros --
Lies, all lies / William Cole --
Which is the best? / James Stevenson --
Casey at the bat / Ernest L. Thayer --
The testing tree, pt. 1 / Stanley Kunitz --
Skating in the wind / Kristine O'Connell George --
A poem for Jesse / Sonia Sanchez --
To P.J. / Sonia Sanchez --
Valentine / Donald Hall --
Summer / W.D. Snodgrass --
Winter / W.D. Snodgrass --
The sun has a tail / Emanuel di Pasquale --
Knoxville, Tennessee / Nikki Giovanni --
I am cherry alive / Delmore Schwartz --
The tyger / William Blake --
Conversation with a mouse / Robert Bly --
On turning ten / Billy Collins --
How to stay up late / X.J. Kennedy --
Flashlight / X.J. Kennedy --
Maturity / X.J. Kennedy --
Wynken, Blynken, and Nod / Eugene Field --
Little / Dorothy Aldis --
Two in bed / Abram Bunn Ross --
Brother / Mary Ann Hoberman ---
The land of counterpane / Robert Louis Stevenson --
from "The bed book" / Sylvia Plath --
The coming of teddy bears / Dennis Lee.
Series Title: Poetry speaks.
Responsibility: editor, Elise Paschen ; illustrators, Judy Love, Wendy Rasmussen, Paula Zinngrabe Wendland ; advisory editors, Billy Collins, Nikki Giovanni, X.J. Kennedy.
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A collection of poems that can be read or listened to with the accompanying CD. The poems on the CD are read by the poets themselves.

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