From haiku to tanka to rhyming couplets to free verse, we’ve got you covered!
Sydell Rosenberg and Sawsan Chalabi$16.95 $15.59
Selected as a 2019 Notable Poetry Book by the National Council of Teachers of English! Find the fun & poetry in everyday moments with this treasury of haiku by Sydell Rosenberg, illustrated by Sawsan Chalabi.
Tony Medina, Javaka Steptoe, et al.$16.95 $15.59
Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Black Boy by Tony Medina offers a fresh perspective of young men of color by depicting thirteen views of everyday life: young boys dressed in their Sunday best, running to catch a bus, and growing up to be teachers, and much more. Each of Tony Medina’s tanka is matched with a different artist—including recent Caldecott and Coretta Scott King Award recipients.
Barbara Nye$16.95 $15.59
With its attention-grabbing, hand-painted paper collages and rhyming couplets, Somewhere A Bell Is Ringing asks readers to see themselves as part of the global ecosystem and urges us to remember that we’re all connected on our one-and-only planet.
Lansana and Hill$13.95 $12.83
A Gift from Greensboro is at once an elegy, a celebration of the magic of childhood friendship, and a meditation on growing up in the wake of the sit-ins that ushered in the Civil Rights Movement. Paired with intricate, layered illustrations, this poem recognizes that true friendship knows no boundaries and that love drives positive change.
Gertrude Stein and Bianca Stone$16.95 $15.59
Pauline lives with her mom in a house on stilts by the sea. A Little Called Pauline is the first picture book adaptation of a poem from Gertrude Stein’s groundbreaking 1914 book Tender Buttons. Featuring vibrant illustrations from poet-artist Bianca Stone, A Little Called Pauline invites young readers to experience Stein’s playful, mysterious language for the very first time and to delight in the adventures of a girl named Pauline.
Skip Hill$16.95 $15.59
“A Quirky Picture Book That Respects The Intelligence Of Children.” —Kirkus Reviews, Starred Review Every kid knows that tying a shoe can be a big adventure, especially in a world full of spaghetti, birds’ nests, camping trips, and seeing old friends after summer break. How to Tie a Shoe is the first story in a series of handbooks by Penny Candy Books exploring and unraveling the complexities of some of childhood’s most essential lessons.
Shira Erlichman$17.95 $16.51
In Be/Hold: A Friendship Book visual artist, poet, and musician Shira Erlichman opens with the line, “Sweetheart, sometimes when I’m feeling blue I put my ear to the wind & listen for you,” building a one-of-a-kind story of friendship from her love of compound words (i.e. toothbrush, windbreaker, behold) in a book that uplifts, encourages, and honors the people we care about most.
Pablo Bernasconi$16.95 $15.59
What is infinity? A jar full of stories and white ink spilled on the snow? Maybe! Celebrated Argentinian author-illustrator Pablo Bernasconi, finalist for the 2018 Hans Christian Andersen Award, offers quirky, philosophical takes on what infinity could mean to us. Available to ship in October 2020.