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O Captain, My Captain: Walt Whitman, Abraham Lincoln, and the Civil War
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Dramatic, lyrical, and beautifully illustrated, O Captain, My Captain tells the story of one of America’s greatest poets and how he was inspired by one of America’s greatest presidents. Whitman and Lincoln shared the national stage in Washington, DC, during the Civil War. Though the two men never met, Whitman...
 
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Superlative Birds
Kids Nonfiction 125 0
Explore the fascinating world of superlative birds―from the bee hummingbird, the tiniest bird in the world, to the peregrine falcon, the fastest creature on Earth. Ever wonder which bird has the loudest voice? Which one builds the biggest nest or has the most feathers? Get to know all...
 
4.7
 
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The Death of the Hat
Kids Nonfiction 1317 0
A book-eating moth in the early Middle Ages. A peach blossom during the Renaissance. A haunted palace in the Victorian era. A lament for the hat in contemporary times. Poetry has been a living form of artistic expression for thousands of years, and throughout that time poets have found inspiration...
 
4.3
 
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The Maine Coon's Haiku and Other Poems for Cat Lovers
Kids Nonfiction 1328 1
In evocative haiku, Michael J. Rosen depicts twenty different breeds of cats—whether mischievous or mysterious, comical or commanding. Some cats have names that suggest far-off lands, like the Turkish Angora and the Norwegian forest cat. Others allude to places closer to home, such as California’s ragdoll and the Maine coon....
 
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Firefly July: A Year of Very Short Poems
Kids Nonfiction 1298 0
Celebrated poet and anthologist Paul B. Janeczko pairs with Caldecott Honoree Melissa Sweet for a collection of short poems to sample and savor. It only takes a few words, if they’re the right words, to create a strong image. Whether listened to in the comfort of a cozy lap or...
 
4.7
 
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At the Seafloor Cafe: Odd Ocean Critter Poems
Kids Nonfiction 1299 0
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Let s visit a habitat shallow and deep, and boiling hot, where acids seep, and frigid and pressured and mountainy-steep, Come explore the sea! Examine odd critters, enormous and tiny, sunlit reef toasty and arctic ice briny, jelly-ish, delicate, venomy, spiny, ...
 
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Around the World on Eighty Legs
Kids Nonfiction 1480 0
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A fun, fresh animal journey! Pack your bags and put on your travelin' shoes! There's an animal adventure waiting for you! Awake with the HOWLER MONKEYS, twist into a pretzel like a QUETZAL, hang with a SLOTH, be will-nilly like a CHINCHILLA. Squawk with an AUK, bump...
 
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Mister Lemur's Train of Thought
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Winner of the 2011 Gold Medal for Children's Poetry in the Moonbeam Children's Book Awards. Mister Lemur's Train of Thought will transport your imagination to wondrous places. You will eat ice cream from the cones of volcanoes and play games with the stars in the night sky. You will do...
 
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Ivan's Great Fall: Poetry for Summer and Autumn from Great Poets and Writers of the Past
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Ivan's Great Fall is the story of a young boy reluctant to say goodbye to summer. Everything about summer makes him happy. Summer is endless days of play and nights full of stars. As summer turns to fall, he discovers autumn has a charm of its own. Fall is friends...
 
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Gallop-O-Gallop
Kids Nonfiction 1630 0
This dynamic collection of twenty-one poems celebrates all things horse-related—from the reflective to the very silly, from the winsome to the hilariously icky. Sandra Alonzo’s lively, always evocative writing captures the energy and physicality of these stunning creatures. And with her richly expressive illustrations and a gorgeous palette, Kelly Murphy...
 
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The Tree That Time Built: A Celebration of Nature, Science, and Imagination
Kids Nonfiction 1455 0
A poetry celebration of nature, science, the environment, and the wonder of it all, from the Children's Poet Laureate The Tree That Time Built is a moving anthology of more than 100 poems celebrating the wonders of the natural world and encouraging environmental awareness. With a focus on the outdoors,...
 
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5.0 (2)
The Brothers War: Civil War Voices in Verse
Kids Nonfiction 1404 0
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...
 
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5.0 (1)
On the Edge with Coolhead Luke (Coolhead Luke)
Kids Nonfiction 1629 0
Brought to you by the mother and son team that created “Coolhead Luke and Other Stories”, this second collection will engage and delight even the most reluctant readers. Jennifer’s humorous poems and Colin’s whimsical illustrations play off each other beautifully, creating an inventive world in which characters are presented with...
 
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The Giving Tree
Kids Nonfiction 1665 0
'Once there was a tree...and she loved a little boy.' So begins a story of unforgettable perception, beautifully written and illustrated by the gifted and versatile Shel Silverstein. Every day the boy would come to the tree to eat her apples, swing from her branches, or slide down her trunk...and...
 
3.3
 
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