Tag Archives: Poetry

The House on Mango Street

Title: The House on Mango Street Author(s): Sandra Cisneros Cover Art by: Edel Rodriquez Publisher and Year: Random House (1984) Number of pages: 110 Genre: Realistic Fiction Descriptive Annotation:  The House on Mango Street is told from the perspective of … Continue reading

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All the Water in the World

Title: All the Water in the World Author(s): George Ella Lyon Illustrator/Photographer: Katherine Tillostson Publisher and Year: 2011-Simon and Schuster Number of pages: 31 Tags/Themes: Danielle Burge, Water, Water Cycle, Environment, Science, Poetry, Colorful Illustrations Genre: Poetry Descriptive Annotation: This … Continue reading

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Bud, Not Buddy

Title: Bud, Not Buddy Author: Christopher Paul Curtis Illustrator: N/A Publisher and Year: Delacorte Books, 1999 Number of pages: 243 Genre: Historical Fiction Descriptive Annotation: Bud Caldwell has lived in orphanages and foster homes since the death of his mother … Continue reading

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I See the Rhythm

Title: I See the Rhythm  Author: Toyomi Igus Illustrator: Michele Wood Publisher and Year: Children’s Book Press, 1998 Number of pages: 31 Genre: Non-fiction, Poetry Descriptive Annotation: This book provides information about African American music and how it has changed … Continue reading

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Grandad Bill’s Song

Title: Grandad Bill’s Song            Author: Jane Yolen Illustrator: Melissa Bay Mathis Publisher and Year: Putnam & Gosset Group, 1994 Number of pages: 29 Genre: Non-fiction, Poetry Descriptive Annotation: A little boy, Jon, asks several family members what they did on … Continue reading

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One Big Yo To Go

  Title: One Big Yo To Go Author(s): Valerie Osborne Illustrator/Photographer: Jiri Tibor Novak Publisher and Year: Oxford University Press 1980 Number of pages: 31 Genre: Poetry Descriptive Annotation: “One Big Yo To Go” is a book of poetry. Many … Continue reading

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The Ear Book

Author: Al Perkins Illustrator: William O’Brian Publisher and Year: Random House, Inc. (1968) Number of pages: 26 Genre: Fiction, Poetry Descriptive Annotation: This book is a good rhyming book. It is all about what ears can hear, but it is … Continue reading

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Calling All the Doves: El Canto de Las Palomas

Title: Calling All the Doves: El Canto de Las Palomas Author(s): Juan Felipe Herrera Illustrator/Photographer: Elly Simmons Publisher and Year: Children’s Book Press, 1995 Number of pages: 30 Tags/Themes: Colleen Swanson, Non-fiction, Poetry, Award Book, Culture, Diversity, Family Genre: Non-fiction, … Continue reading

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Two Cool Cows

Title: Two Cool Cows Author: Toby Speed Illustrator: Barry Root Publisher and Year: The Putnam & Grosset Group, 1995 Number of pages: 29 Genre: poetry, humorous fiction Descriptive Annotation: Millie and Maude, two cool cows, clop to the mountaintop of Hillimadoon … Continue reading

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I Love You the Purplest

  Title: I Love You the Purplest Author: Barbara M. Joosse Illustrator/Photographer: Mary Whyte Publisher and Year: Raincoast Books, 1996 Number of pages: 32 Genre: Fiction Descriptive Annotation: Max and Julian are two brothers who have a typical sibling rivalry … Continue reading

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