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Orgill, Roxane

Summary: When Esquire magazine planned an issue to salute the American jazz scene in 1958, graphic designer Art Kane pitched a crazy idea: how about gathering a group of beloved jazz musicians and photographing them? He didn't own a good camera, didn't know if any musicians would show up, and insisted on setting up the shoot in front of a Harlem brownstone. Could he pull it off? In a captivating...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 781.65 Orgill

Summary: "In Tales of Two Americas, some of the literary world's most exciting writers look beyond numbers and wages to convey what it feels like to live in this divided nation. Their extraordinarily powerful stories, essays, and poems demonstrate how boundaries break down when experiences are shared, and that in sharing our stories we can help to alleviate a suffering that touches so many...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818 Tales 2017

Macfarlane, Robert

Summary: "From bestselling Landmarks author Robert Macfarlane and acclaimed artist and author Jackie Morris, a beautiful illustrated book for readers young and old. All over the country, there are words disappearing from children's lives. These are the words of the natural world--Dandelion, Otter, Bramble and Acorn, all gone. The rich landscape of wild imagination and wild play is rapidly fading from...

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Publisher / Publication Date: House of Anansi Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 821.92 MacFarlan 2019

Frost, Helen

Summary: Close-up photos and lightly-rhymed declarative verse capture a bug's-eye view of nature and encouarge children to experience the world outside their doors with care and openness. Includes insect facts.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 811.54 Frost

Summary: Nineteen poems celebrate cowboy life.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books 1997

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 811.008 Jan

Summary: Offers an illustrated collection of nature poems, one for each day of the year, and includes poems from such authors as Robert Louis Stevenson, Christina Rossetti, and Robert Frost.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Nosy Crow 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 808.81 Sing

Thayer, Ernest Lawrence

Summary: The popular narrative poem about a celebrated baseball player who strikes out at the crucial moment of a game.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2003

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE Thayer

Dove, Rita.

Summary: A collection of poems expresses both the disappointments and awakenings of everyday life, and the acts of subtle heroism that can have resounding effects.

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Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811.5 Dove,

Milton, John

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dover Publications 2005

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Alexander, Kwame

Summary: "The Newbery Award-winning author of The Crossover pens an ode to black American triumph and tribulation, with art from a two-time Caldecott Honoree"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Versify, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 811.54 Alexander

Contents: v. 1. Modern poetry -- v. 2. Contemporary poetry.

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Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 809.81

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Publisher / Publication Date: Faber 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 829.322 Hean

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper & Row 1988

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811.5 Har

Bruchac, Joseph

Summary: Fourteen poems with themes of thanksgiving and appreciation of nature, based in part on traditional Native American songs and prayers.

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Publisher / Publication Date: BridgeWater Books 1996

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 811.54 Bru

Oliver, Mary

Summary: "Beloved by her readers, special to the poet's own heart, Mary Oliver's dog poems offer a special window into her world. Dog Songs collects some of the most cherished poems together with new works, offering a portrait of Oliver's relationship to the companions that have accompanied her daily walks, warmed her home, and inspired her work. To be illustrated with images of the dogs themselves, the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811.54 Oliver

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Publisher / Publication Date: Graywolf Press 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 821.914 Pater

Bruchac, Joseph

Summary: Celebrates the seasons of the year through poems from the legends of such Native American tribes as the Cherokee, Cree, and Sioux.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 1992

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Bruch

Fletcher, Ralph J.

Summary: A poetic description of the special relationship between a grandfather and a young child.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books 2000

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 811.54 Fletch

Woodson, Jacqueline.

Summary: "Jacqueline Woodson, one of today's finest writers, tells the moving story of her childhood in mesmerizing verse. Raised in South Carolina and New York, Woodson always felt halfway home in each place. In vivid poems, she shares what it was like to grow up as an African American in the 1960s and 1970s, living with the remnants of Jim Crow and her growing awareness of the Civil Rights movement....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Nancy Paulsen Books, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) 2014

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Y 811.54 Woodson

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Publisher / Publication Date: Norton 1986

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 809.81 Nor

Prelutsky, Jack.

Summary: A collection of poems with a planetary theme.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2009

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 811.542 Prel

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Publisher / Publication Date: University of Utah Press 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 808.12 Coles

Summary: A collection of poems on Easter themes by John Ciardi, William Jay Smith, Joan Aiken, and other authors, including poems translated from Russian and German.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 1985

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: HOLIDAY J 808.81 Eas

Singer, Marilyn.

Summary: A collection of short poems which, when reversed, provide new perspectives on the fairy tale characters they feature.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton Children's Books 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 811.54 Singer

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