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Jumping off library shelves : a book of poems / selected by Lee Bennett Hopkins ; illustrated by Jane Manning.

Book Book ([2015])
Description: 30 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Publisher: Honesdale, Pennsylvania : WordSong, an imprint of Highlights, [2015]
4 of 4 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
0 current holds with 4 total copies.
Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Danvers Children's Picture Books JJ / Hopkins / Poetry (Text to Phone) Available -
Lynnfield Children's Nonfiction Children's / PS 595 .L52 H67 2015 (Text to Phone) Available -
Peabody South Branch Children's Nonfiction Child/ Poetry/Hopkins (Text to Phone) Available -
Reading Children's Nonfiction CHILDREN'S 811 H (Text to Phone) Available -

  • ISBN: 1590789245
  • ISBN: 9781590789247
  • Edition: First edition.
Contents: Breakfast between the shelves / Rebecca Kai Dotlich -- Refuge / Nikki Grimes -- At the library / Michele Krueger -- My card / Cynthia S. Cotten -- Enchantment / Jane Yolen -- Internet explorer / J. Patrick Lewis -- I'd like a story / X.J. Kennedy -- Librarian / Joan Bransfield Graham -- Storyteller (for Augusta Baker) / Lee Bennett Hopkins -- Dictionary dare / Deborah Ruddell -- The poetry section / Alice Schertle -- Reading with Riley / Kristine O'Connell George -- Warm / Ann Whitford Paul -- Book pillows / Amy Ludwig VanDerwater -- Midnight in a library / Rebecca Kai Dotlich.
Summary: Here is the library, not just as a place that houses books, but as an experience. Fifteen poems celebrate the thrill of getting your first library card, the excitement of story hour, the fun of using the computer, the pride of reading to the dog, and the joy of discovering that the librarian understands you and knows exactly which books you'll love. The poems, compiled by noted poet and anthologist Lee Bennett Hopkins, pay homage to the marvels of books and reading. Accompanied by Jane Manning's colorful, imaginative illustrations, this collection lyrically celebrates the magic of libraries.
Authors: Hopkins, Lee Bennett. (Added Author). Manning, Jane, 1960- (Added Author).
Citation: Hopkins, Lee Bennett. "Jumping off library shelves : a book of poems." Honesdale, Pennsylvania : WordSong, an imprint of Highlights, 2015.
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