Book

Poetry (X) - Caldecott Medal (X) - Book (X)

More, More, More Said the Baby

Icon: 
Book icon
Copies: 1

Meet Little Guy, Little Pumpkin, and Little Bird, stars of three vignettes that celebrate the joy babies generate among those who love them.

Lexile: 
AD480L

Harlem

Icon: 
Book icon
Copies: 1

Father and son celebrate a rich and vibrant neighborhood that has been a historic center of African-American culture in New York City. Walter Dean Myers gives poetry a jazz backbeat to tell Harlem's story. A poem celebrating the people, sights, and sounds of Harlem.

Hush! A Thai Lullaby

Icon: 
Book icon
Copies: 1

In an endearing lullaby, a mother asks a lizard, a monkey, and a water buffalo to be quiet and not disturb her sleeping baby.

Author: 
Lexile: 
AD600L

A Child's Calendar

Icon: 
Book icon
Copies: 1

Twelve poems follow a family and their friends through the seasons. A Caldecott Honor Book.

Author: 

Song of the Water Boatman & Other Pond Poems

Icon: 
Book icon
Copies: 1

From spring’s first thaw to autumn’s chill, the world of the pond is a dramatic place. Though seemingly quiet, ponds are teeming with life and full of surprises. Their denizens—from peepers to painted turtles, duckweed to diving beetles—lead secret and fascinating lives. A unique blend of whimsy, science, poetry, and hand-colored woodcuts, this Caldecott Honor-winning collection invites us to take a closer look at our hidden ponds and wetlands. Here is a celebration of their beauty and their mystery.

Author: 

A River of Words

Icon: 
Book icon
Copies: 1

In this picture book biography, Bryant's engaging prose and Sweet's stunning mixed-media illustrations celebrate the amazing man who finds a way to earn a living and to honor his calling to be a poet.

A 2009 Caldecott Honor Book

Author: 
Lexile: 
AD820L