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In The Red Canoe
Davidson, Leslie A.
ISBN: 9781459809734
Grades: K-6

A Canadian book, In the Red Canoe, tells, in rhyming verse, about a young child and their grandfather as they…...

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Great North Woods (The)
Heinz, Brian
ISBN: 9781568462752
Grades: Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6

In this beautifully illustrated picture book, rhyming couplet verse is used to describe the Boreal Forest habitat.  The sing-song quality…

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Booked
Alexander, Kwame
ISBN: 9780544570986
Grades: Grades 7 to 12

Newbery award winning author and poet Kwame Alexander writes a novel in verse, scoring a goal with a mix of…...

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A Child of Books
A Child of Books
Jeffers, Oliver
ISBN: 9780763690779
Grades: Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5

Imagine a sea of words only to discover that they tell stories from childhood classes such as Captain Kidd and…...

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My Shadow
Stevenson, Robert Louis
ISBN: 13-978-1-63450-178-1
Grades:

This picture book brings to life the famous poem by 19th-century author, Robert Louis Stevenson.  The illustrations by Sara Sanchez are charming…...

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upfromthesea
Up From the Sea
Lowitz, Lois
ISBN: 9780553534740
Grades: Grade 5, Grade 6, Grades 7 to 12

Plowing through blocks…in a marshland grave. Kai, a fourteen year old, biracial teen in Japan, experiences the loss of home,…...

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The Lonely Ones
Sutton, Kelsey
ISBN: 9780399172892
Grades: Grades 7 to 9

Using powerful prose in verse, Kelsey Sutton crafts an evocative story of a young girl growing up lonely, lost in…...

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Falling into the Dragon’s Mouth
Thompson, Holly
ISBN: 9781627791342
Grades: Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8

As a long-time resident of Japan, author Holly Thompson offers a great insider perspective to Japan, its culture and schooling…...

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Daniel Finds a Poem
Archer, Micha
ISBN: 9780399169137
Grades: Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3

What is poetry? Is it morning dew glistening?  Crisp leaves crunching? When Daniel reads a poster advertising a Poetry in…...

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Wet Cement: A Mix of Concrete Poems
Raczka, Bob
ISBN: 978-1626722361
Grades: Grades 7 to 12, K-6

We’ve all seen the diamond poems, the apple poems and the snowman poems. Meet Bob Raczka. He has taken the…...

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