Traveling with poetry; playing with language. (Books for Children).How many poems do you know "by heart"? If you are like most people, it would be only a few, or even none. Yet everyone knows songs, and songs are, in a sense, poems set to music. So really, each of us has poems to take with us as we explore our world. Before the OMEP OMEP Organisation Mondiale pour l'Education Préscolaire (French: World Organization for Early Childhood Education)
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The subjects, including reading, spelling, and composition, aimed at developing reading and writing skills, usually taught in elementary and secondary school. Professor Emeritus and a long-time ACEI member, shared his enthusiasm for poetry. Using especially clever, short poems to illustrate his thoughts, Jim wondered about the seeming lack of opportunities to learn poetry given to today's children Today's Children was the first nationally syndicated radio soap opera in the United States. Created and written by Irna Phillips, it aired from flagship station WMAQ in Chicago from 1932 to 1938, and later in national syndication (without the involvement of WMAQ) from 1943 . This shift away from poetry is a shame, because poetry is a fine way to learn about language and have fun in the process. Every culture has poetry; by sharing poetry children can learn about other cultures, as well as their own. In the process, children also may learn about the beautiful sounds and rhythms of language. Jim Quisenberry advises us to celebrate language by writing, drawing, reading, performing, and singing--and not just memorizing--poetry. The following books, briefly noted, will encourage us to begin poetry celebrations throughout our world.
Attenborough, Liz (compiler) POETRY BY HEART: A Child's Book of Poems To Remember. Cover illustrations by Emily Hare. ISBN ISBN
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New York, Middle Atlantic state of the United States. It is bordered by Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and the Atlantic Ocean (E), New Jersey and Pennsylvania (S), Lakes Erie and Ontario and the Canadian province of : The Chicken House, Scholastic Inc., 2001. 124 pp. $17.95. Divided into nine themes such as "Short and Sharp," "Fur and Feathers," and "Stuff and Nonsense Noun 1. stuff and nonsense - senseless talk; "don't give me that stuff"
hooey, poppycock, stuff
hokum, meaninglessness, nonsense, nonsensicality, bunk - a message that seems to convey no meaning ," these works by various poets and illustrators will surely entice a broad range of readers. The foreword by Andrew Motion Andrew Motion, FRSL, (born October 26, 1952) is an English poet, novelist and biographer who is the current Poet Laureate. His poems are known for the insightful way in which they explore loss and desolation. , Poet Laureate poet laureate (lô`rēĭt), title conferred in Britain by the monarch on a poet whose duty it is to write commemorative odes and verse. of the United Kingdom, draws readers into an enjoyable collection of poetry. Indices for titles, authors, and first lines add value. Ages birth-12.
Bacharach, Burt Bacharach, Burt (băk`ərăk'), 1929–, American composer, arranger, and conductor, b. Kansas City, Mo. He began his career playing piano with jazz bands in the 1940s and then as a pianist and arranger for nightclub acts, notably with & Hal David I SAY A LITTLE PRAYER FOR YOU. Il. by Karin Littlewood. ISBN 0-439-29658-7. New York: The Chicken House, Scholastic Inc., 2002. Unp. $16.95. Karin Littlewood's joyful illustrations of her neighbors near her London home capture the spirit of this internationally renowned love song. Ages birth up.
Eastwick, Ivy O. SOME FOLKS LIKE CATS: And Other Poems. Compiled by Walter B. Barbe. Il. by Mary Kurnick Maass. ISBN 1-56397-450-9. Honesdale, PA: Wordsong/ Boyds Mills Press, 2002. 32 pp. $15.95. Humorous situations, celebrations of nature, and wonderful memories all have a special place in this charming book that honors British poet Ivy Eastwick. A true advocate for children's literacy, Walter Barbe offers a delightful book to another generation of children. Ages 2-7.
Greene, Rhonda Gowler JAMBOREE DAY. Il. by Jason Wolff. ISBN 0-439-29310-3. New York: Orchard Books, Scholastic, 2001. Unp. $15.95. Cheerfully illustrated animal characters in this whimsically rhyming, toe-tapping book invite young readers to join the celebration at a jungle jamboree. Ages 2-6.
McLaren, Chesley ZAT ZAT Zinc Atmospheric Tracer
ZAT Zone Air Temperature CAT! Il. by author. ISBN 0-439-27316-1. New York: Scholastic, 2002. Unp. $16.95. Readers of this lively book will vicariously travel to the famous sites of Paris and play with the French language as they accompany a scruffy cat that becomes the star of a fashion show. Ages 5-9.
Miranda, Anne ALPHABET FIESTA: An English/ Spanish Alphabet Story. Il. by young schoolchildren schoolchildren school npl → écoliers mpl;
(at secondary school) → collégiens mpl; lycéens mpl
schoolchildren school in Spain. ISBN 1-890515-29-9. New York: Turtle Books, 2001. Unp. $18.95. This cheerful book celebrates some of the language similarities between English and Spanish. Elementary-age Spanish children participating in illustration workshops were given verses in both languages for each letter of the alphabet; then they created pictures that show their interpretations of the author's text. Selected pictures from the children's portfolios were chosen to illustrate the book. The lively story is organized around the theme of going to a party. Suggestions for activities related to the book can found be on the publisher's Web site at www.turtlebooks.com. Ages 3 up.
Mora MORA, In civil law. This term, in mora, is used to denote that a party to a contract, who is obliged to do anything, has neglected to perform it, and is in default. Story on Bailm. Sec. 123, 259; Jones on Bailm. 70; Poth. Pret a Usage, c. 2, Sec. 2, art. 2, n. , Pat (editor) LOVE TO MAMA: A Tribute to Mothers. Il. by Paula S. Barragan M. ISBN 1-58430-019-1. New York: Lee & Low Books Inc., 2001. Unp. $16.95. Within the pages of this treasure, 13 Latino poets celebrate the unique relationships among mothers and children through the language of their humorous, admirable, and sensitive poetry. Bold paintings by Paula Barragan M., a native of Quito, Ecuador, offer powerful interpretations of the poets' words. Succinct biographies of the poets and a glossary of Spanish terms enhance the book. Ages 2-9.
O'Hare, Jeffery A. (editor) TRAVEL PUZZLES & GAMES From HIGHLIGHTS. ISBN 1-59078-016-7. Honesdale, PA: Boyds Mills Press, 2002. 96 pp. $9.95. Relieve the tedium of travel through these stimulating puzzles, mazes, and word games. Ages 7-11.
Prelutsky, Jack THE FROGS WORE RED SUSPENDERS. II. by Petra Mathers. ISBN
0-688-16719-5. New York: Greenwillow Books, HarperCollins Publishers, 2002. 64pp. $16.95. Readers will enjoy this hilarious look at familiar sites as they "travel" with this famous children's poet and gifted illustrator to the far corners of the United States. Ages 5 up.
Swados, Elizabeth HEY YOU! C'MERE: A Poetry Slam. Il. by Joe Cepeda. ISBN 0-439-09257-4. New York: Arthur A. Levine Books, Scholastic Press, 2002. 48 pp. $15.95. "Talkin' poems! Laughin' poems! Eatin' poems! Drinkin' poems! Wearin poems!" ... "Poem in your pocket, poem on your tongue .... you can be the poet and the poem, too!" Readers will be encouraged by the strong message of this vibrant book. Ages 7-11.
Tang, Gregg THE GRAPES OF MATH. Mind-Stretching Math Riddles. Il. by Harry Briggs. ISBN 0-439-21040-2. New York: Scholastic, 2001. Unp. $4.95 pb. Cleverly written riddles and puns suggest to readers ways to think about math poetically. Ages 4-7.