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Poetry Month Books

last modified on 02/10/2012

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Surround yourself in poetry with this list of engaging books.

Total: 21
Status: Public
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Around the World on Eighty Legs

by Amy Gibson, illustrated by Daniel Salmieri

Interest Level: Grades PreK - 3

Genre: Poetry and Rhymes

Resources: Yes

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Chicken Soup with Rice: A Book of Months

by Maurice Sendak, illustrated by Maurice Sendak

Interest Level: Grades K - 2

Grade Level Equivalent: 2.5

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Comedy and Humor, Poetry and Rhymes

Resources: Yes

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Dinosaurumpus!

by Tony Mitton, illustrated by Guy Parker-Rees

Interest Level: Grades PreK - 3

Grade Level Equivalent: 2.7

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Series

Resources: Yes

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Down by the Cool of the Pool

by Tony Mitton, illustrated by Guy Parker-Rees

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Grade Level Equivalent: 1.9

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Comedy and Humor

Resources: Yes

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Ego-Tripping and Other Poems for Young People

by Nikki Giovanni, illustrated by George Ford

Interest Level: Grades 5 - 12

Grade Level Equivalent: 7.5

Includes: Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Multicultural, Poetry and Rhymes

Resources: Yes

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Harlem

Interest Level: Grades 3 - 5

Grade Level Equivalent: 4.5

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Poetry and Rhymes

Resources: Yes

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It's Raining Pigs and Noodles

by Jack Prelutsky, illustrated by James Stevenson

Interest Level: Grades K - 2

Grade Level Equivalent: 4.9

Includes: Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Comedy and Humor, Poetry and Rhymes

Resources: Yes

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Just Around the Corner: Poems

by James Stevenson, illustrated by James Stevenson

Interest Level: Grades 3 - 5

Grade Level Equivalent: 3.7

Includes: Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Comedy and Humor, Poetry and Rhymes

Resources: Yes

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Langston's Train Ride

by Robert Burleigh, illustrated by Leonard Jenkins

Interest Level: Grades 3 - 5

Grade Level Equivalent: 4.2

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Autobiography and Biography

Resources: Yes

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Mice Squeak, We Speak

by Arnold L. Shapiro, illustrated by Tomie dePaola

Interest Level: Grades PreK - 2

Grade Level Equivalent: 1.1

Includes: Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Comedy and Humor, Poetry and Rhymes

Resources: Yes

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My Parents Think I'm Sleeping

(I Can Read - Level 3)

by Jack Prelutsky, illustrated by Yossi Abolafia

Interest Level: Grades 3 - 5

Grade Level Equivalent: 3.5

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Bedtime Stories, Poetry and Rhymes

Resources: Yes

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Round Is a Mooncake: A Book of Shapes

by Roseanne Thong, illustrated by Grace Lin

Interest Level: Grades PreK - 3

Grade Level Equivalent: 2.7

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Poetry and Rhymes

Resources: Yes

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Scared Silly!

Interest Level: Grades K - 2

Grade Level Equivalent: 3.5

Includes: Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Comedy and Humor, Poetry and Rhymes

Resources: Yes

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Shades of Black: A Celebration of Our Children

by Sandra L. Pinkney, illustrated by Myles C. Pinkney, photographs by Myles C. Pinkney

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Grade Level Equivalent: 3.5

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

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Talking in the Dark

Interest Level: Grades 9 - 11

Genre: Poetry and Rhymes, Young Adult

Resources: Yes

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The Dreamer

by Pam Muñoz Ryan, illustrated by Peter Sís

Interest Level: Grades 3 - 7

Grade Level Equivalent: 3.7

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Autobiography and Biography, Historical Fiction

Resources: Yes

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The Whales

by Cynthia Rylant, illustrated by Cynthia Rylant

Interest Level: Grades K - 2

Grade Level Equivalent: 3.5

Includes: Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Informational

Resources: Yes

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Today and Today

Interest Level: Grades PreK - 3

Genre: Poetry and Rhymes

Resources: Yes

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Where We Are, What We See: The Best Young Writers and Artists in America

Interest Level: Grades 7 - 9

Grade Level Equivalent: 6.4

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Anthology

Resources: Yes

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Winter Poems

by Barbara Rogasky, illustrated by Trina Schart Hyman, compiled by Barbara Rogasky

Interest Level: Grades PreK - 3

Grade Level Equivalent: 5.9

Includes: Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Poetry and Rhymes

Resources: Yes

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