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Sweet Dreamers
Simler, Isabelle

A gorgeous bedtime book from an award-winning creator

From the celebrated creator of Plume and The Blue Hour comes another enchanting animal book. Countless cozy animals are settling in for the night, but they all sleep in different ways. A bat dreams upside down, a...

Item No. 9780802855176
$19.00
Switching on the Moon - Autographed
Jane Yolen & G. Brian Karas

Autographed by Jane Yolen

From the hoot of an owl to the horns of the city, from children giggling in the bath to the hushed notes of a lullaby, here is an exquisite anthology that captures the universal poetry of bedtime. Expertly gathered by Jane Yolen and Andrew Fusek...

Item No. AUTOJY9
$21.99
Tan to Tamarind: Poems About the Color Brown
Iyengar, Malathi Michelle

A poetry collection that explores the spectrum of beautiful shades of brown.

When you look in the mirror, what do you see? Tan, sienna, topaz, or tamarind? Poet Malathi Michelle Iyengar sees a whole spectrum of beautiful shades of brown. Swirls of henna decorate ocher hands and feet...

Item No. 9780892394128
$10.95
The Hill We Climb: An Inaugural Poem for The Country
Gorman, Amanda
The instant #1 New York Times bestseller and #1 USA Today bestseller

Amanda Gorman's electrifying and historic poem "The Hill We Climb," read at President Joe Biden's inauguration, is now available as a collectible gift edition.

"Stunning." --CNN
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Item No. 9780593465271
$15.99
The Patchwork Bike
Clarke, Maxine Beneba
It has a bent bucket seat, bashed tin-can handlebars, and wood-cut wheels -- and riding the patchwork bike that you and your crazy brothers made is the best fun in the whole village.

When you live in a village at the edge of the no-go desert, you need to make your own fun. That's when...

Item No. 9781536200317
$15.99
The Thing About Bees
Larkin, Shabazz
A LOVE POEM FROM A FATHER TO HIS TWO SONS, AND A TRIBUTE TO THE BEES THAT POLLINATE THE FOODS WE LOVE TO EAT.

"Sometimes bees can be a bit rude. They fly in your face and prance on your food."

And yet... without bees, we might not have strawberries for shortcakes or avocados...
Item No. 9780998047799
$19.99
The Wordy Book
"Some children's books feel like classics the first time one encounters them. It's not hard to imagine young poets embracing The Wordy Book as warmly as new generations keep embracing The Little Prince." ―Naomi Shihab Nye, for the New York Times


A ...

Item No. 9781592703531
$18.95
This is Just to Say: Poems of Apology & Forgiveness
Sidman, Joyce
When Mrs. Merz asks her sixth grade class to write poems of apology, they end up liking their poems so much that they decide to put them together into a book. Not only that, but they get the people to whom they apologized to write poems back.

In haiku, pantoums, two-part poems, snippets, and...

Item No. 9780544105072
$6.99
dePaola, Tomie


Since its original publication in 1985, Tomie dePaola's Mother Goose has become a staple on children's bookshelves everywhere, and features over two hundred Mother Goose rhymes charmingly illustrated by one of today's most beloved artists. This special anniversary edition includes a framable print...
Item No. 9780399212581
$26.99
Tough Boy Sonatas
Crisler, Curtis

Sale! Was $19.95, now only $9.98!

The darkness--and the goodness--in the lives of the young men of Gary, the armpit-city of Chicago, cries out in this poetry. The Chocolate City. Hell. The Land of Robbing Hoods. Gary, Indiana, has a number of names. It stands as a mother guarding her roach-like inhabitants, their crime, their greed...
Item No. 9781932425772
$9.98
Traveling the Blue Road

A 2018 Notable Poetry Book for Children (National Council of Teachers of English)

Selected for Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People 2018 by NCSS-CBC, a cooperative project of the National Council for the Social Studies and the Children's Book Council

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Item No. 9781633222762
$17.95
Truckery Rhymes
Scieszka, Jon
For generations these classic, high-octane rhymes, songs, and tales have been passed down from truck to truck. Lucky for us, the National Ambassador for Young People's Literature has collected them all into one really big, noisy volume. From "Peter Peter Payload Eater" to "Pop Blows the Diesel" to...
Item No. 9781416941354
$17.99
Wells Book Plate & Here Comes Mother Goose - Hardcover

Free book plate autographed by Rosemary Wells with purchase.

From the award-winning creators of My Very First Mother Goose, an invitation to the simple joy and the sly humor that are the essence of Mother Goose.

Spread the word -- here comes Mother Goose -- and with her comes an entire procession of best-loved nursery rhyme characters,...

Item No. 9780763606831
$24.99
Wet Cement: A Mix of Concrete Poems
Raczka, Bob

Who says words need to be concrete? This collection shapes poems in surprising and delightful ways.

Concrete poetry is a perennially popular poetic form because they are fun to look at. But by using the arrangement of the words on the page to convey the meaning of the poem, concrete or shape...

Item No. 9781626722361
$17.99
When Green Becomes Tomatoes: Poems for all Seasons
Fogliano, Julie

december 29
and i woke to a morning
that was quiet and white
the first snow
(just like magic) came on tip toes
overnight

Flowers blooming in sheets of snow make way for happy frogs dancing in the rain. Summer swims move over...

Item No. 9781596438521
$18.99
When We Were Very Young - Softcover
A. A. Milne
A collection of poems reflecting the experiences of a little English boy growing up in the early part of the twentieth century.
Item No. 9780140361230
$7.99
Where the Sidewalk Ends
Silverstein, Shel

Shel Silverstein, the New York Times bestselling author of The Giving Tree, A Light in the Attic, Falling Up, and Every Thing On It, has created a poetry collection that is outrageously funny and deeply profound. Come in...for...

Item No. 9780060572341
$18.99
Winter Bees and Other Poems of the Cold
Sidman, Joyce

 Staff Pick


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In this outstanding picture book collection of poems by Newbery Honor-winning poet, Joyce Sidman (Song of the Water Boatman, Dark Emperor and Other Poems of the Night), discover how animals stay alive in the wintertime and learn about their secret lives happening...
Item No. 9780547906508
$17.99