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Whoo-Ku Haiku – Perfect Picture Book Friday & Giveaway

Title: Whoo-Ku Haiku, A Great Horned Owl Story Author: Maria Gianferrari Illustrator: Jonathan Voss Publisher: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 2020 Ages: 5-8 Themes: poetry, haiku, great horned owls Opening:  A great horned owl pairFinds squirrel’s nest of oak leavesPerched high in a pine. Papa adds … Continue reading

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RISE! From Caged Bird to Poet of the People, Maya Angelou – PPBF & Black History Month

Title: Rise! From Caged Bird to Poet of the People, Maya Angelou Author: Bethany Hegedus Illustrator: Tonya Engel  Publisher: Lee & Low Books, 2019 Ages: 9-18 Themes: poetry, freedom, biography, black history month, poet, author, African American, civil rights, modern American writers Genre: biography … Continue reading

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Soccerverse – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Soccerverse – Poems about Soccer Author: Liz Steinglass Illustrator: Edson Îke  Publisher: Wordsong, 2019 Ages: 4-8 Genre: Poetry Themes: soccer, poetry, poetic forms, diversity Example: THE FANS I like it when my parents come. I like when they are near. But when they yell … Continue reading

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