Category Archives: Poetry

Red Sings From Treetops – Written by Joyce Sidman and Illustrated by Pamela Zagarenski

Red Sings From Treetops, Written by Joyce Sidman and Illustrated by Pamela Zagarenski, 2009, 32 p., Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Books for Children. 9780547014944. Age Range: 6-10 years. Author Website: http://www.joycesidman.com/ Illustrator Website: http://www.atthegallery.com/artists/zagarenski.html Awards: ALA Notable Children’s Books: 2010, Booklist … Continue reading

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Mirror Mirror: A Book of Reversible Verse – Written by Marilyn Singer and Illustrated by Josee Masse

Mirror Mirror: A Book of Reversible Verse, Written by Marilyn Singer and Illustrated by Josee Masse, 2010, 32 p., New York:  Dutton Children’s Books. 9780525479017. Age Range: 8-12  years. Author Website: http://marilynsinger.net/ Illustrator Website: http://www.joseemasse.com/ Awards:  ALA Notable Children’s Books: … Continue reading

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Ubiquitous: Celebrating Nature’s Survivors – Written by Joyce Sidman and Illustrated by Beckie Prange

Ubiquitous: Celebrating Nature’s Survivors, Written by Joyce Sidman and Illustrated by Beckie Prange, 2010, 36 p., New York: Houghton. 9780618717194. Age Range: 8-12 years. Author Website: Joyce Sidman: http://www.joycesidman.com/ No Illustrator Website. Media Used: The illustrations in this book are … Continue reading

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Dark Emperor & Other Poems of the Night – Written by Joyce Sidman, Illustrated by Rick Allen

Dark Emperor & Other Poems of the Night, Written by Joyce Sidman, Illustrated by Rick Allen, 2010, 32 p., New York: Houghton. 9780547152288. Age Range: 8-12 years. Author Website: Joyce Sidman: http://www.joycesidman.com/ No Illustrator Website. Media Used: The prints in … Continue reading

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