Sunday, April 27, 2014

Recent & Upcoming Poetry Books for Children and Teens

Glass, Linzi. (2006). The Year the Gypsies Came. NewYork:  Henry Holt. (South Africa during the 1960s).
Paintings by Rogé. from Haiti My Country: Poems by Haitian School Children
For K-4

Chatelain, Jeremy. (2014). May the Stars Drip Down. Illustrated by Nikki McCure. New York: Abrams Books for Young Readers.
Chatterjee, Debjani & Brian D'Arcy. (2014). Lets Play! Poems About Sports and Games from Around the World. Illustrated by Shirin Adl. London, UK: Frances Lincoln.
Chatterjee, Debjani & Brian D'Arcy. (2014). Let's Celebrate: Poems from Around the WorldIllustrated by Shirin Adl. London, UK: Frances Lincoln.
Cleary, Brian P. (2014). If It Rains Pancakes: Haiku and Lantern Poems. Illustrated by Andy Rowland. Minneapolis, MN: Millbrook Press.

Cline-Ransome, Lesa. (2014). Benny Goodman and Teddy Wilson: Taking the Stage As the First Black-and-white Jazz Band in History. Illustrated by James E. Ransome. New York: Holiday House.


cummings, e.e. (2014). I Carry Your Heart with Me. Illustrated by Mati Rose McDonough. Petaluma, CA: Cameron + Company, Inc.
Davidson, Jordan. (2014). Rubber Boots: Poetry for Rainy and Not-So-Rainy Days. Tate Publishing.
Elliott, David. (2014). On the WingIllustrated by Becca Stadtlander. Somerville, MA: Candlewick.
Elliott, David. (2014). In the SeaIllustrated by Holly Meade. Somerville, MA: Candlewick.
Florian, Doug. (2014). Poem Depot: Aisles of Smiles. New York: Penguin.
Frank, John. (2014). Lend a Hand: Poems about Giving. Illustrated by London Ladd. New York: Lee & Low Books.
Giovanni, Nikki. (2014). The Sun is So Quiet. Illustrated by Ashley Bryan. New York: Square Fish.
Gray, Rita.(Compiler). (2014). One Big RainIllustrated by Ryan O'Rourke. Watertown, MA Charlesbridge.
Holland, Loretta. (2014). Fall Leaves. Illustrated by Ella MacKay. New York: HMH Books.
April Chu's illustration from Summoning the Phoenix: Poems and Prose About Chinese Musial Instruments.
Hopkins, Lee Bennett. (2014). MangerIllustrated by Helen Cann. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers.
Janeczko, Paul. (2014). Firefly July and Other Very Short PoemsIllustrated by Melissa Sweet. Somerville, MA: Candlewick.
Jiang, Emily. (2014). Summoning the Phoenix: Poems and Prose About Chinese Musical Instruments Illustrated by April Chu. New York: Shen's Books, an Imprint of Lee & Low Books.
Illustration by Wendell Minor from Sequoia.

Johnston, Tony. (2014). SequoiaIllustrated by Wendell Minor. New York: Roaring Brook Press.

Luján,Jorge. (2014). NumeraliaIllustrated by Isol. Translated by Susan Ouriou. Tornoto, ON: Groundwood Books.

Muth, Jon J. (2014). Hi, Koo!: A Year of Seasons. New York: Scholastic.
Raschka, Chris & Vladimir Radunsky. (2014). Alphabetabum: An Alphabet Album. New York: NYR Children's Collection.
Rogé from Mingan My Village: Poems by Innu School Children.
Rogé. (2014). Mingan My Village: Poems by Innu School Children. Illustrated by Rogé. Markham, ONRed Deer.
Rogé. (2014). Haiti My Country: Poems by Haitian School Children. Illustrated by Rogé. Markham, ON: Red Deer.
Sidman, Joyce. (2014). Winter Bees and other Poems of the ColdIllustrated by Rick Allen. New York: HMH Books.
Spinelli, Eileen. (2014). Polar Bear, Arctic Hare: Poems of the Frozen North. Illustrated by Eugenie Fernandes. Honesdale, PA: Wordsong.
Winters, Kari-Lynn & Lori Sheritt-Fleming. (2014). Count Us In! Illustrated by Peggy Collins. Markham, ON: Fitzhenry & Whiteside.



For Grades 4+ 

Bouchard, David. (2014). Voices from the Wild. Paintings by Ron Parker.  Markham, ON: Fitzhenry & Whiteside.
Clarke, George Elliott. (2014). Lasso the Wind: Auriélia's Verses and Other Poems. Illustrated by Susan Tooke. Halifax, NS: Nimbus Publishing.
Engle, Margarita. (2014). Silver People: Voices from the Panama Canal. New York: HMH Books.
Engle, Margarita. (2014). Hurricane Dancers: The First Caribbean Pirate Shipwreck. New York: Square Books.
Koyczan, Shane. (2014). To This Day: For the Bullied and the Beautiful. Illustrated by 30 International Artists. Toronto, ON: Annick Press.




Lewis, J. Patrick. (2014). Harlem Hellfighters. Illustrated by Gary Kelley. Mankato, MN: Creative Editions.
Lewis, J. Patrick. (2014). Freedom Like Sunlight. Paintings by John Thompson. Mankato, MN: Creative Editions.
Lewis, J. Patrick. (2011). And the Soldiers SangIllustrated by Gary Kelley. Mankato, MN: Creative Editions.
Lewis, J. Patrick & George Ella Lyon. (2014). Voices from the March on Washington. Honesdale, PA: Wordsong.
Nelson, Marilyn. (2014). How I Discovered PoetryIllustrated by Hadley Hooper. New York: Dial.
VanHecke, Susan. (2014). Under the Freedom Tree. Illustrated by London Ladd. Watertown, MA: Charlesbridge.
Woodson, Jacqueline. (2014). Brown Girl Dreaming. New York: Nancy Paulsen Books.




Novels in Verse

Alexander, Kwame. (2014). The Crossover. New York: HMH Books.
Brown, Skila. (2014). CaminarSomerville, MA: Candlewick.
Burg, Ann E. (2013). Serafina's Promise. New York: Scholastic.
Finneyfrock, Karen. (2013). The Sweet Revenge of Celia Door. New York: Viking Juvenile.
Kehoe, Stasia Ward. (2014). The Sound of Letting GoNew York: Viking Juvenile.


from Dust of Eden: A Novel.
Nagai, Mariko. (2014). Dust of Eden: A Novel. Park Ridge, IL: Albert Whitman & CO.
Sones, Sonya. (2014). To Be Perfectly Honest: A Novel Based on an Untrue Story. New York: Simon & Schuster. (High School/Adult)

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