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  • The Classic treasury of children's poetry

    The Classic treasury of children's poetry1990

    (14)

    Summary: Well-known, short poems are illustrated by twelve different artists.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 808.81 CLA

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • Poetry by heart : a child's book of poems to remember

    Poetry by heart : a child's book of poems to remember2001

    (30)

    BOOK

    Call #: J 811.54 POE

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • Here's a little poem : a very first book of poetry

    Here's a little poem : a very first book of poetry2007

    (488)

    BOOK

    Call #: J 811 HER

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • Bilbo's last song [downloadable ebook] / at the Grey Havens

    Bilbo's last song / at the Grey Havens1992

    by J. R. R. Tolkien

    (4,395)

    Summary: The hobbit Bilbo Baggins bids farewell to his friends and to the world of Middle-earth as he sets forth on his last journey.

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  • Tap dancing on the roof [downloadable ebook] / sijo (poems)

    Tap dancing on the roof / sijo (poems)2007

    by Linda Sue Park

    (388)

    Summary: Sijo is a traditional Korean form of poetry. Sijo is syllabic, like Japanese haiku, with three lines of 14 to 16 syllables each: the first two introduce the topic, the third and fourth lines develop...  more »

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  • Forget-me-nots : poems to learn by heart

    Forget-me-nots : poems to learn by heart2012

    (298)

    Summary: Present a new collection of poems, from both classic and contemporary poets, which are especially suited for learning by heart and reciting aloud.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 811.008 FOR

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • The Bill Martin Jr. big book of poetry

    The Bill Martin Jr. big book of poetry2008

    (287)

    Summary: The definitive anthology of children's poetry with beautiful illustrations.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 808.81 BIL

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • A child's introduction to poetry

    A child's introduction to poetry2003

    by Michael Driscoll

    (256)

    Summary: This wide-ranging journey through the history and highlights of the world's poetry covers everything from epics and odes to nonsense verse and haikus, and includes a full-length CD! Hey there! I'm...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J 808.81 DRI

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • Out of wonder : poems celebrating poets

    Out of wonder : poems celebrating poets2017

    by Kwame Alexander

    (1,669)

    Summary: Presents a collection of twenty poems written in tribute to well-known poets from around the world.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 808.1 ALE

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • In Aunt Giraffe's green garden [music CD] : The frogs wore red suspenders

    In Aunt Giraffe's green garden : The frogs wore red suspenders2007

    by Jack Prelutsky

    Summary: Poems about people and animals, set in such far-flung places as Minot, Minneapolis, Tuscaloosa, Tucumcari, and the Grand Canyon, brought to life in song and music.

    MUSIC CD

    Call #: J MUSIC PRE

    Location: Junior Music CDs

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  • Beneath a blue umbrella

    Beneath a blue umbrella1990

    by Jack Prelutsky

    (60)

    Summary: A collection of short humorous poems in which a hungry hippo raids*a melon stand, a butterfly tickles a girl's nose, and children frolic in a Mardi Gras parade.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 811.54 PRE

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • Edgar Allan Poe's pie : math puzzlers in classic poems

    Edgar Allan Poe's pie : math puzzlers in classic poems2012

    by J. Patrick Lewis

    (319)

    Summary: Borrows themes from famous poems and flips them on their head to create humorous verses and riddles in a collection of math-based problem-solving parodies.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 811.54 LEW

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • Messing around on the monkey bars : and other school poems for two voices

    Messing around on the monkey bars : and other school poems for two voices2009

    by Betsy Franco

    (118)

    Summary: A collection of nineteen school-related poems designed to be read aloud by two voices, but also appropriate for one or many readers.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 811.54 FRA

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • How to (un)cage a girl

    How to (un)cage a girl2008

    by Francesca Lia Block

    (912)

    BOOK

    Call #: 811.54 BLO YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

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  • It's raining pigs & noodles [downloadable audiobook]

    It's raining pigs & noodles2008

    by Jack Prelutsky

    (928)

    Summary: Here are more poems bursting to be listened to, chanted, laughed over, and remembered. It would be hard to find a school-age kid who has not read or heard a Prelutsky poem and who does not want to...  more »

    E-AUDIOBOOK

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  • A family of poems : my favorite poetry for children

    A family of poems : my favorite poetry for children2005

    (748)

    Summary: An anthology of poems celebrating poetry's ability to connect us like family.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 808.81 FAM

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • Runny Babbit : a billy sook

    Runny Babbit : a billy sook2005

    by Shel Silverstein

    (8,850)

    Summary: Runny Babbit lent to wunch And heard the saitress way, "We have some lovely stabbit rew -- Our Special for today." From the legendary creator of Where the Sidewalk Ends , A Light in the Attic ,...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J 811.54 SIL

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • Mirror mirror : a book of reversible verse

    Mirror mirror : a book of reversible verse2010

    by Marilyn Singer

    (4,427)

    Summary: A collection of short poems which, when reversed, provide new perspectives on the fairy tale characters they feature.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 811.54 SIN

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • Your own, Sylvia [downloadable ebook] / a verse portrait of Sylvia Plath

    Your own, Sylvia / a verse portrait of Sylvia Plath2008

    by Stephanie Hemphill

    (1,386)

    Summary: The author interprets the people, events, influences and art that made up the brief life of Sylvia Plath.

    EBOOK

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  • Akiane : her life, her art, her poetry

    Akiane : her life, her art, her poetry2006

    by Akiane Kramarik

    (908)

    Summary: "Today I met God." Akiane was just four years old when she made that bold announcement to her formerly faithless family.

    BOOK

    Call #: J B KRAMARIK

    Location: Junior Biographies

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  • Little Stevie Wonder

    Little Stevie Wonder2005

    by Quincy Troupe

    (54)

    Summary: A poem tribute to blind musician and composer Stevie Wonder.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 811.54 TRO

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • Your own, Sylvia [downloadable audiobook] / a verse portrait of Sylvia Plath

    Your own, Sylvia / a verse portrait of Sylvia Plath2009

    by Stephanie Hemphill

    Summary: The author interprets the people, events, influences and art that made up the brief life of Sylvia Plath.

    E-AUDIOBOOK

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  • All the world

    All the world2009

    by Elizabeth Garton Scanlon

    (7,295)

    Summary: Pictures and rhyming text celebrate a family's day spent going to the beach, shopping at the market, eating at a restaurant and spending the evening with the rest of the extended family.

    BOOK

    Call #: E SCANLON

    Location: Picture Books

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  • Once upon a tomb : gravely humorous verses

    Once upon a tomb : gravely humorous verses2006

    by J. Patrick Lewis

    (70)

    Summary: 22 darkly humorous poems about death.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 811.54 LEW

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • Don't forget your etiquette! : the essential guide to misbehavior

    Don't forget your etiquette! : the essential guide to misbehavior2006

    by David Greenberg

    (40)

    Summary: A collection of humorous poems about the proper way to eat soup, visit a museum, and shake hands with the principal.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 811.54 GRE

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Song of the water boatman : & other pond poems

    Song of the water boatman : & other pond poems2005

    by Joyce Sidman

    (1,115)

    Summary: A collection of poems that provide a look at some of the animals, insects, and plants that are found in ponds, with accompanying information about each.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 811.54 SID

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • Behold the bold umbrellaphant : and other poems

    Behold the bold umbrellaphant : and other poems2006

    by Jack Prelutsky

    (363)

    Summary: An illustrated collection of humorous poems on a variety of topics.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 811.54 PRE

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • Good sports : rhymes about running, jumping, throwing, and more

    Good sports : rhymes about running, jumping, throwing, and more2007

    by Jack Prelutsky

    (167)

    Summary: An illustrated collection of poems for children about various sports activities.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 811.54 PRE

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • Frankenstein makes a sandwich : and other stories you're sure to like, because they're all about monsters, and some of them are also about food...

    Frankenstein makes a sandwich : and other stories you're sure to like, because they're all about monsters, and some of them are also about food...2006

    by Adam Rex

    (2,073)

    Summary: Stories in verse about the monster-sized problems Dracula, Wolfman, Bigfoot and other monsters have.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 811.6 REX

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • Thirteen moons on turtle's back : a Native American year of moons

    Thirteen moons on turtle's back : a Native American year of moons1992

    by Joseph Bruchac

    (444)

    Summary: Celebrates the seasons of the year through poems from the legends of such Native American tribes as the Cherokee, Cree, and Sioux.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 811.54 BRU

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • Awful Ogre's awful day

    Awful Ogre's awful day2000

    by Jack Prelutsky

    Summary: In a series of poems, Awful Ogre rises, grooms himself, dances, pens a letter, and goes through other activities as the day passes.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 811.54 PRE

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • Swirl by swirl : spirals in nature

    Swirl by swirl : spirals in nature2011

    by Joyce Sidman

    (3,365)

    Summary: Celebrates the shape of a spiral in nature, from rushing rivers to flower buds and even the shape of an ear.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 811.54 SID

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • Oh, Theodore! [downloadable ebook] / guinea pig poems

    Oh, Theodore! / guinea pig poems2007

    by Susan Katz

    (6)

    Summary: Poems about Theodore the guinea pig and the fun and responsibility of caring for a pet.

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  • Worlds apart [downloadable ebook] / traveling with Fernie and me : poems

    Worlds apart / traveling with Fernie and me : poems2005

    by Gary Soto

    Summary: Eager to see what lies beyond their own back yards, Fernie and his friend take an imaginary trip around the world.

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  • Follow follow : a book of reverso poems

    Follow follow : a book of reverso poems2013

    by Marilyn Singer

    (994)

    Summary: A collection of short poems called reversos which, when reversed, provide new perspectives on the fairy tale characters they feature.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 811.54 SIN

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • Five little monkeys jumping on the bed [eBook]

    Five little monkeys jumping on the bed

    by Eileen Christelow

    (30,104)

    Summary: A counting book in which one by one the little monkeys jump on the bed only to fall off and bump their heads.

    EBOOK

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  • Twinkle, twinkle, little star

    Twinkle, twinkle, little star2006

    by Rosemary Wells illustrator

    (36)

    Summary: An illustrated version of the traditional nursery rhyme.

    BOOK

    Call #: BB WEL

    Location: Board Books

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  • Twinkle, twinkle little star

    Twinkle, twinkle little star2001

    by Iza Trapani

    (745)

    Summary: An expanded version of the nineteenth-century poem in which a small girl accompanies a star on a journey through the night sky, examining both heavenly bodies and the earth below.

    BOOK

    Call #: BB TRA

    Location: Board Books

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  • I've lost my hippopotamus

    I've lost my hippopotamus2012

    by Jack Prelutsky

    (395)

    Summary: A brand-new rib-tickling collection of more than 100 never-before-published poems by national bestselling poet Prelutksy.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 811.54 PRE

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • A light in the attic [music CD]

    A light in the attic1992

    by Shel Silverstein

    MUSIC CD

    Call #: J MUSIC SIL

    Location: Junior Music CDs

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  • Art In the Barn
    Friday, October 21st, 2022
    5:30pm-8:30pm

    An exhibition of works by local artists, live music, and appetizers, wine, and craft beer are included with the $20 admission to this annual fundraiser for the Johnston Public Library.

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