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I Love Our Earth
I Love Our Earth
Written by Bill Martin Jr. and Michael Sampson, Photographed by Dan Lipow
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781580891073
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I Love Our Earth

Written by Bill Martin Jr. and Michael Sampson
Photographed by Dan Lipow


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2009
Price: $7.95

Celebrate our home in this joyous, poetic tribute to the Earth's colors, climates, and seasons. Panoramic photographs capture the majesty of nature from swirling deserts to curling ocean waves. Close-ups reveal quieter treasures like springy moss and sunlit leaves. Tying all these wonders together are the faces of children from around... Read more >
Read a Rhyme, Write a Rhyme
Read a Rhyme, Write a Rhyme
Selected by Jack Prelutsky, Illustrated by Meilo So
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385737272
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Read a Rhyme, Write a Rhyme

Selected by Jack Prelutsky
Illustrated by Meilo So


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: January 13, 2009
Price: $7.99

“Prelutsky has invented a method he calls ‘poemstarts’ to help children get started in writing poetry. He provides several introductory lines of a simple poem and then offers some open-ended suggestions for its completion. In this thematically organized collection, Prelutsky offers ten poemstarts on different popular themes, complemented by three short... Read more >
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Voices of Ancient Egypt
Voices of Ancient Egypt
Written by Kay Winters
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426304002
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Voices of Ancient Egypt

Written by Kay Winters


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: January 13, 2009
Price: $6.95

Beautiful full-color illustrations and poems tell the stories of different occupations in ancient Egypt, from the farmer to the pyramid builder, from the goldsmith to the embalmer. Based on the latest historical research, Voices of Ancient Egypt conveys a dramatic sense of everyday life in this multicultural civilization. Read more >
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Falling Hard
Falling Hard
Edited by Betsy Franco
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763634377
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Falling Hard
100 Love Poems by Teenagers
Edited by Betsy Franco


Format: Hardcover, 160 pages
On Sale: December 9, 2008
Price: $15.99

From an acclaimed anthologist comes this unforgettable collection
of one hundred poems by teenagers, capturing the vertigo-inducing realm of romantic love.


"But what I'll really mean is
are you ready to dive in?
This is not falling,
this is landing."

— From "Gift" by Portia Carryer, age 16


The poets are straight, gay, lesbian, bi, or transgender. They... Read more >
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Amazing Peace
Amazing Peace
Written by Maya Angelou
Format: Package
ISBN: 9780375841507
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Amazing Peace

Written by Maya Angelou


Format: Package, 40 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2008
Price: $17.99

Celebrate Christmas with the joyous poetry of the incomparable Maya Angelou.

Angelou’s beautiful, moving, and beloved poem, which she first read at the 2005 White House tree-lighting ceremony, now comes alive as a fully illustrated children’s book, celebrating the promise of peace in the holiday season. In this simple story, a... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook, eBook and a hardcover.
Join Hands!
Join Hands!
Written by Pat Mora
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580892025
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Join Hands!

Written by Pat Mora


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2008
Price: $15.95

Who doesn't love a good celebration? Whether you're marching in a pet parade or planning a masquerade, enjoying good times is always fun, especially when you can strut and ballyhoo with friends. From singing canciones to planning a hoopla day, Join Hands! joyfully celebrates the many ways that children build communities... Read more >
Big Talk
Big Talk
Written by Paul Fleischman, Illustrated by Beppe Giacobbe
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763638054
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Big Talk
Poems for Four Voices
Written by Paul Fleischman
Illustrated by Beppe Giacobbe


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: March 25, 2008
Price: $7.99

"Following his Newbery Medal-winning Joyful Noise, Fleischman offers another collection of beautifully orchestrated, spirited poems for many voices." — BOOKLIST

These rousing, rib-tickling poems demand the joy of reading aloud. Settle back and chant "The Quiet Evenings Here," as Grandma rocks, the clock tick-tocks, and no one cares a hoot for the... Read more >
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The Blood-Hungry Spleen and Other Poems About Our Parts
The Blood-Hungry Spleen and Other Poems About Our Parts
Written by Allan Wolf, Illustrated by Greg Clarke
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763638061
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The Blood-Hungry Spleen and Other Poems About Our Parts

Written by Allan Wolf
Illustrated by Greg Clarke


Format: Trade Paperback, 56 pages
On Sale: March 11, 2008
Price: $9.99

"Makes a terrific and enriching addition to any life-science course and a charming gateway into deeper discussions of the body." — SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL

Have you ever wondered what some of your body parts do? How many times a year your heart beats? How big your small intestines are? Which of your... Read more >
On the Farm
On the Farm
Written by David Elliott, Illustrated by Holly Meade
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763633226
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On the Farm

Written by David Elliott
Illustrated by Holly Meade


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: March 11, 2008
Price: $16.99

A New York Ttimes best-selling author and a Caldecott Honor-winning illustrator evoke life on a farm in a simple, lyrical text and boldly expressive images.

From the bull to the barn cat to the wild bunny, the farmyard bustles with life. The rooster crows, the rams clash, the bees buzz, and over... Read more >
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Hey There, Stink Bug!
Hey There, Stink Bug!
Written by Leslie Bulion, Illustrated by Leslie Evans
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781580893404
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Hey There, Stink Bug!

Written by Leslie Bulion
Illustrated by Leslie Evans


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2008
Price: $5.95

A swarm of insects introduces readers to the joy of poetry. Witty poems describe how insects capture prey, trick predators, attract mates, and have managed to survive for 400 million years. Scientifically accurate information further explains bug behavior. Eye-catching linoleum-cut illustrations practically crawl across the pages.

Includes notes that explain 19 poetic... Read more >
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Good Dog
Good Dog
Written by Maya Gottfried
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780553113839
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Good Dog

Written by Maya Gottfried


Format: Trade Paperback, 40 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2008
Price: $6.99

In this heart-stealing picture book, fine artist Robert Rahway Zakanitch gives us 16 masterful, soulful, impossibly expressive portraits of dogs, and Maya Gottfried wonderfully captures their voices and inner personalities in 16 enchanting poems. It’s a doggie delight!

These dogs beg to be patted, tickled, scratched, and ruffled. Which one will... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
The Brothers' War
The Brothers' War
Written by J. Patrick Lewis, Photographed by Civil War Photographers
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426300370
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The Brothers' War
Civil War Voices in Verse
Written by J. Patrick Lewis
Photographed by Civil War Photographers


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 48 pages
On Sale: November 27, 2007
Price: $25.90

The wonderful wordplay of J. Patrick Lewis breathes new life into the speeches of Lincoln, the letters of Grant and Lee, and the moving human drama of our country's Civil War. Lewis' poignant poetry gives young readers a vivid insight into the brutal conflict that tore America apart. The author draws... Read more >
The Dream Keeper and Other Poems
The Dream Keeper and Other Poems
Written by Langston Hughes, Illustrated by Brian Pinkney
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780679844211
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The Dream Keeper and Other Poems

Written by Langston Hughes
Illustrated by Brian Pinkney


Format: Hardcover, 96 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2007
Price: $16.99

"HOLD FAST TO DREAMS / For if dreams die / Life is a broken-winged bird / That cannot fly."

The Dream Keeper, the great African-American writer Langston Hughes's only collection of poems for children, includes some of his best loved works. It is being reissued in a handsome hardcover edition in celebration... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
Twelve Rounds to Glory (12 Rounds to Glory)
Twelve Rounds to Glory (12 Rounds to Glory)
Written by Charles R. Smith Jr., Illustrated by Bryan Collier
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763616922
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Twelve Rounds to Glory (12 Rounds to Glory)
The Story of Muhammad Ali
Written by Charles R. Smith Jr.
Illustrated by Bryan Collier


Format: Hardcover, 80 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2007
Price: $19.99

A dynamic author-illustrator team follows the threetime heavyweight champ through twelve rounds of a remarkable life.

"Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee. . . . I’m the prettiest thing that ever lived!"

From the moment a fired-up teenager from Kentucky won 1960 Olympic gold to the day in 1996 when a... Read more >
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Hoop Kings
Hoop Kings
Written by Charles R. Smith Jr.
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763635602
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Hoop Kings

Written by Charles R. Smith Jr.


Format: Trade Paperback, 40 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2007
Price: $6.99

"Will have enormous appeal for all ages. . . . Readers will experience a wild ride!" — SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL (starred review)

Tim Duncan cashes in double-digit points by banking it off the backboard. Kevin Garnett makes his new-and-improved moves in 3-D. As for Shaquille O’Neal, just see what it might take... Read more >
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Hoop Queens
Hoop Queens
Written by Charles R. Smith Jr.
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763635619
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Hoop Queens

Written by Charles R. Smith Jr.


Format: Trade Paperback, 40 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2007
Price: $6.99

"Young basketball fans will have a hard time keeping still. . . . A great choice to energize poetry units." — BOOKLIST

Margo Dydek, Ticha Penicheiro, Chamique Holdsclaw . . . these are just three of the twelve women profiled in a dynamic group of poems honoring some of the best female... Read more >
Where in the Wild?
Where in the Wild?
Written by David M. Schwartz and Yael Schy, Photographed by Dwight Kuhn
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781582462073
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Where in the Wild?
Camouflaged Creatures Concealed... and Revealed
Written by David M. Schwartz and Yael Schy
Photographed by Dwight Kuhn


Format: Hardcover, 44 pages
On Sale: September 1, 2007
Price: $16.99

Ten creatures await, camouflaged in artful, full-page photographs, while playful poems offer clues about each animal's identity and whereabouts. Think you've spotted one? Lift one of ten gatefolds to find out. A full page of fascinating information accompanies each animal so readers can learn how nature's camouflage serves hunter and hunted... Read more >
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Latin American Art
Latin American Art
Written by Kimberly Lane
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781890674205
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Latin American Art

Written by Kimberly Lane


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2007
Price: $15.95

Color reproductions of twelve masterpieces are accompanied by questions that encourage young readers to learn through visual exploration and interaction. Works from artists such as Diego Rivera (Mexico), Fernando Botero (Columbia), and Ramón Fradé (Puerto Rico) are included.

Background information on the artist, the period, the medium, the technique, and the subject... Read more >
Our Seasons
Our Seasons
Written by Grace Lin and Ranida T. Mckneally, Illustrated by Grace Lin
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781570913617
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Our Seasons

Written by Grace Lin and Ranida T. Mckneally
Illustrated by Grace Lin


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2007
Price: $7.95

What's your favorite season?

Follow Ki-ki, Owen, Lily, and Kevin through the year as they explore the four seasons.

Cheerful haiku accompany season-related questions and answers about weather, the natural world, and the human body. Find out why we have seasons and how they vary around the world. Read more >
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A Little Peace
A Little Peace
Written by Barbara Kerley
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426300868
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A Little Peace

Written by Barbara Kerley


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: May 8, 2007
Price: $16.95

The latest National Geographic Children's Books title by Barbara Kerley, A Little Peace, gives a richly evocative and thought-provoking view of the world our children will inherit. Wise words and moving images offer a unique and enriching experience for every young reader. According to author Barbara Kerley, "I believe that peace... Read more >
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A Little Peace
A Little Peace
Written by Barbara Kerley
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426300875
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A Little Peace

Written by Barbara Kerley


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 32 pages
On Sale: May 8, 2007
Price: $25.90

The latest National Geographic Children's Books title by Barbara Kerley, A Little Peace, gives a richly evocative and thought-provoking view of the world our children will inherit. Wise words and moving images offer a unique and enriching experience for every young reader. According to author Barbara Kerley, "I believe that peace... Read more >
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Here's A Little Poem
Here's A Little Poem
Illustrated by Polly Dunbar, Compiled by Jane Yolen and Andrew Fusek Peters
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763631413
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Here's A Little Poem
A Very First Book of Poetry
Illustrated by Polly Dunbar
Compiled by Jane Yolen and Andrew Fusek Peters


Format: Hardcover, 112 pages
On Sale: February 13, 2007
Price: $21.99

This exuberant celebration of poetry is an essential book for every young one’s library and a gorgeous gift to be both shared and treasured.

Sit back and savor a superb collection of more than sixty poems by a wide range of talented writers, from Margaret Wise Brown to Gertrude Stein, Langston Hughes... Read more >
I Must Go Down to the Beach Again
I Must Go Down to the Beach Again
Written by Karen Jo Shapiro, Illustrated by Judy Love
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580891431
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I Must Go Down to the Beach Again

Written by Karen Jo Shapiro
Illustrated by Judy Love


Format: Hardcover, 48 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2007
Price: $14.95

In this delightful collection of poetic parodies, Karen Jo Shapiro takes 23 classic poems spanning nearly five centuries and gives them a kid-sized twist.< Read more >
Once Upon A Tomb
Once Upon A Tomb
Written by J. Patrick Lewis, Illustrated by Simon Bartram
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763618377
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Once Upon A Tomb
Gravely Humorous Verses
Written by J. Patrick Lewis
Illustrated by Simon Bartram


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: July 11, 2006
Price: $16.99

Clever puns and elaborately detailed, surreal artwork illuminate a collection of comically grim verses that can't help but tickle the funny bone.

Reader, if I had more time
I'd say au revoir in rhyme,
Sayonara, ciao in verse —
But I have to catch a hearse.

Peek inside ONCE UPON A TOMB... Read more >
Hey There, Stink Bug!
Hey There, Stink Bug!
Written by Leslie Bulion, Illustrated by Leslie Evans
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580893046
Our Price: $12.95
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Hey There, Stink Bug!

Written by Leslie Bulion
Illustrated by Leslie Evans


Format: Hardcover, 48 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2006
Price: $12.95

A swarm of insects introduces readers to the joy of poetry. Witty poems describe how insects capture prey, trick predators, attract mates, and have managed to survive for 400 million years. Scientifically accurate information further explains bug behavior. Eye-catching linoleum-cut illustrations practically crawl across the pages.

Includes notes that explain 19 poetic... Read more >
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