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Riding a Camel

Nancy White Carlstrom (author) Lisa Zibamanzar (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682384329

A child takes a bumpy ride on a camel.

Stairs

Marguerite Reiss Kern (author) Betsy James (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682384343

A family goes downstairs and leaves for the shopping mall where the stairs go down with them too!

The Little Red Sled

Nancy White Carlstrom (author) Vincent Nguyen (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682384428

A child's sled races down the hill--without him in it!

A Cat Came Fiddling

Highlights for Children (author) Antonenkov (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682383957

The animals host a wedding between a mouse and a bumblebee.

Peek-a-Boo

Sheila Bane (author) Beth Spiegel (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682384275

A crocus sprouts through the snow as the first sign of spring.

Hello Fall

Leland B. Jacobs (author) Candace Whitman (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682384183

A poem about all the beautiful signs of fall.

At the Seaside

Robert Louis Stevenson (author) Page O'Rourke (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682383926

A child digs holes in the sand and watches the sea fill them with water.

The Tea Party

Mary Lou Van Atta (author) Mark Corcoran (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682380581

A tea party is more fun with Miss Mouse Miss Cat and Pup Dog as guests!

Car Wash

Michelle Schaub (author)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781643039671

A kid and her dad wash the car so that it looks clean, but they're soaked right through.

Springtime

Marguerite Chase McCue (author) Alison Edgson (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781643039237

Springtime sends chicks, bunnies, butterflies, roses, a robin, and apple tree blossoms

My Picture

Marguerite Chase McCue (author) Laura Logan (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781643039220

A child enjoys a snowy day with his mom.

March Wind

Fay Whitman Manus (author) Taia Morley (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781643037721

March wind, like a parade marching through town, brings down tree branches as it blows through the town. But the poet reminds us that after the storms of March, spring will come.

Watch Them Go

Heidi Bee Roemer (author) Greg Pizzoli (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781643037967

Listen to the sounds of vehicles moving in this rhyming story of cars and trucks, trains, boat, and planes.

What to Make?

Kim Ellis (author)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781643038582

A ten-line poem about playing with play dough.

Writing a Poem

Cecilia Minden, Kate Roth (authors)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534140615

Writing is an important skill that kids use almost every day. The goal of the Write it Right series is to make kids writing experts. Writing a Poem is full of tips and tricks to help kids channel their creativity, from distinguishing rhyme from rhythm to organizing stanzas. This book includes a table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, activities, and instructions.

Words Are Like Faces

Edith Baer (author), Kyra Teis (illustrator)

Publisher: Star Bright Books ISBN: 9781595724212

The reissue of Edith Baer's classic poem is a celebration of the power of kind words.

A Child's Garden of Verses

Robert Louis Stevenson (author) Mary Ann Dorr (illustrator)

Publisher: Twin Sisters ISBN: 9781625815484

“A Child’s Garden of Verses” includes 15 sweet, rhyming poems paired with adorable art. Included are “At the Seaside,” “Autumn Fires,” “The Swing,” “The Land of Nod,” and more! A perfect way to encourage early literacy skills, the rhyming verses will soon become a family favorite.

A Place to Start a Family

David L. Harrison (author) Giles Laroche (illustrator)

Publisher: Charlesbridge ISBN: 9781580897488

A poetry collection introducing animal architects that build remarkable structures in order to attract a mate and have babies. Many animals build something - a nest, tunnel, or web - in order to pair up, lay eggs, give birth, and otherwise perpetuate their species. Organized based on where creatures live - underground, in the water, on land, or in the air - twelve poems bring fish, insects, reptiles, mammals, and birds to life. Back matter includes more information about each animal.

Alphabet Boats

Samantha R. Vamos (author) Ryan O'Rourke (illustrator)

Publisher: Charlesbridge ISBN: 9781580897310

Set sail and learn the ABCs with a boat for each letter! Discover twenty-six types of vessels, from the more common -- canoe and motorboat-- to the unusual -- umiak and Q-boat. Just like in Alphabet Trucks and Alphabet Trains, colorful art includes the letters of the alphabet hidden (and not-so-hidden) in supporting roles in the illustrations. The text features familiar as well as unusual boats from around the world, packing in tons of instant kid appeal, and upper and lowercase letters are integrated into the action of the art rather than solely in the typography. Back matter includes age-appropriate facts about each featured boat.

Sing a Season Song

Jane Yolen (author),Lisel Ashlock (illustrator)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566606974

Jane Yolen’s poetic and sensory ramble through the four seasons highlights the cyclical passage of time as artist Lisel Jane Ashlock portrays a changing natural environment.

Picturing Words in a Poem

Valerie Bodden (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566606813

An elementary exploration of images and personification in poetry, introducing similes, metaphors, and haiku as well as poets such as William Carlos Williams. Includes a writing exercise.

Who Is a Poet?

Valerie Bodden (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566606837

An elementary exploration of the forms and themes of poetry, introducing famous poets William Shakespeare, Emily Dickinson, Langston Hughes, and Pablo Neruda. Includes a writing exercise.

Where Do I End and You Begin?

Shulamith Oppenheim (author)Monique Felix (illustrator)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566606271

A sweetly poetic tribute to the interconnectedness of creatures and the natural world as well as humans and our loving relationships with one another is delicately rendered by artist Monique Felix.

Everything is a Poem

J. Patrick Lewis (author)Maria Cristina Pritelli (illustrator)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566604970

J. Patrick Lewis did not come under poetry’s spell until late in life—but when it struck, the former college economics professor was entranced.This collection celebrates some of his best poems for children—some silly, some serious, some historical, some invention, but all aimed to delight.The vibrant and playful illustrations of Italian artist Maria Cristina Pritelli lend a sense of vitality to the words, underscoring the idea that Everything Is a Poem.

Life in Numbers: Write Haiku

Lisa Holewa (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781425853372

Have you ever looked closely at a pinecone, a leaf, or a flower? If you have, you might have noticed patterns. A haiku is a form of poetry based on patterns. Haiku are often inspired by nature. Featuring TIME For Kids content, this nonfiction reader introduces students to haiku, explores its cultural importance and history, and invites students to write their own haiku. This high-interest title includes detailed images, stimulating facts, and clear, informational text to engage students as they build their critical literacy skills. The book includes text features such as bold font, captions, a table of contents, a glossary, and sidebars to increase understanding, improve academic vocabulary, and prompt critical thinking. This text prepares students for college and career and is aligned with state and national standards. Keep grade 2 students engaged from cover to cover with this exciting reader.