This April Consider One Great Boat, Poems & Trees

As seems to always be the situation for me, there are too many good books and too little time to read them!  And because this April there are many fascinating themes to consider, I’m including a variety of titles that will appeal to readers of all ages and persuasions.  Enjoy!

Books by the Bunch for Poetry Month
National Poetry Month is the perfect time to explore poetry with children of all ages.

Poetry Speaks to Children by Various Authors (cd included)

Give Yourself to the Rain: Poems for the Very Young by Margaret Wise Brown

Emma Dilemma: Big Sister Poems by Kristine O’Connell George

Dear Hot Dog by Mordicai Gerstein

We Are America by Walter Dean Myers

Guyku: a Year of Haiku for Boys by Bob Raczka

Dark Emperor & Other Poems of the Night by Joyce Sidman

Mirror Mirror a Book of Reversible Verse by Marilyn Singer

Set Sail with Sea-Worthy Tales
April 15th commemorates the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic.

Titanic Sinks! by Barry Denenberg

Titanic: Voices from the Disaster by Deborah Hopkinson

Unsinkable: Titanic Book One by Gordon Korman

Iceberg Right Ahead: the Tragedy of the Titanicby Stephanie Sammartino McPherson

Kaspar the Titanic Cat by Michael Morpugo

Magic Treehouse: Tonight on the Titanic by Mary Pope Osborne

T is for Titanic: a Titanic Alphabet by Debbie Shoulders

Voyage on the Great Titanic: the Diary of Margaret Ann Brady by Ellen Emerson White

If You Love the Lorax, These Books are for You!
Celebrate Earth Day on April 22 with these green reads.

Annie Glover is Not a Tree Lover by Darleen Bailey Beard

OK Go by Carin Berger

Arthur Turns Green by Marc Brown

The Great Kapok Tree by Lynne Cherry

Ants in Your Pants, Worms in Your Pants by Diane DeGroat

Flush by Carl Hiaasen

The Earth Book by Todd Parr

Planet Earth: 25 Environmental Projects You Can Build Yourself by Kathleen M. Reilly

Lynn H., CADL Youth Services Specialist

2 responses to “This April Consider One Great Boat, Poems & Trees

  1. I’d love for you to review my first childrens book! It’s called “The Teasing Chair”…here is the link :
    If you are interested shoot me your email and I can get you the link/index file to pull it up in your browser!

    • Thank you for thinking of the library as you move forward with your book. At this time we don’t review books. However, you may be interested in contacting one of the local writing groups listed on our website:

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