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Bibliography

This is a complete bibliography of the poetry breaks by modules.

Complete Bibliography

 

 

Module 1

 

The Swing by  Robert Louis Stevenson

 Egan, Louise Betts, editor  (1990)  The Classic Treasury of Children's

     PoetryNew York:  Courage  ISBN 0894718029

 

The Teddy Bear's Picnic

Kennedy, Jimmy   (1992).  The Teddy Bear’s Picnic.  New York:  Henry Holt &

     Company ISBN  061302785X

 

I Just Called to Say I love You by Stevie Wonder

     found at www.alwaysontherun.net/stevie3.htm

    from Stevie Wonder - Song Review:  A Greatest Hits Collection  1996 

     UPC 731453076723

 

A Swarm of Bees in May

Tudor, Tasha, selector.  (1994)  Mother Goose.  New York:  Random House

      ISBN  0517078864

  

Sunday Night Meltdown

George,  Kristine O'Connell   (2002)  Swimming Upstream:  Middle School

     Poems    New York: Clarion Books   ISBN  0618152504

 

 

Module 2

 

 

 Push Buttons

 Silverstein, Shel.  1981.  A light in the Attic.  New York:  Harper & Row

     Publishers.  ISBN 0060256737

  

Bats

Prelutsky, Jack.  1990.  Something BIG Has Been Here.  New York:    

     Greenwillow Books ISBN 0688064345

 

Well, Shut My Mouth

 Viorst, Judith.  1995.  Sad Underwear  New York:  Simon & Schuster

     ISBN 0689833768

 

Most Mustaches

 Florian, Douglas.  1994.  Bing Bang Bong  New York:  Harcourt Brace &

     Company  ISBN 0140378243

  

PUPPY

Hopkins, Lee B.  1995.  Good Rhymes, Good Times  New York:  HarperCollins

     Publisher  ISBN 0064435989

 

 

Module 3 

 

The Runner by Faustin Charles

Agardt, John & Grace Nichols, edited.  (1998)  A Caribbean Dozen:  Poems

     from Caribbean Poets.  Cambridge:  Candlewick Press.  ISBN 1564023397

 

Standing Is Stupid

Silverstein, Shel.  1981.  A Light in the Attic.  New York:  Harper & Row

     Publishers.  ISBN 0060256737

  

ONE TWO

Prelutsky, Jack.  (1994)   The New Kid on the Block.  New York:  Greenwillow  

     Books ISBN 0688022723

 

RULES

 Kuskin, Karla.  1980.  Dogs & Dragons/Trees & Dreams.  New York: 

     HarperCollins ISBN  006446122X

 

Mother's Nerves - sung in the tune of 99 Bottles of Pop

Kennedy, X. J.  (2002).  Exploding Gravy:  Poems to Make You Laugh.  New  

     York:  Little, Brown, & Company.  ISBN 0316384232

 

 

Module 4

 

 

 SURPRISE!

Silverstein, S.  1981.  A Light in the Attic.  New York:  Harper & Row Publishers.

     ISBN 0060256737

Time Passes  by Ilo Orleans
Hopkins, Lee Bennett, editor.  (1997)  Marvelous Math:  A Book of Poems
     New York: Simon & Schuster.  ISBN 0689806582
 

Snowflake Souffle' by X.J. Kennedy

Hopkins, Lee Bennett, editor.  (1994)  Weather.  New York:  HarperCollins.

ISBN 0060214635

 

 The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Carle, Eric.  1994.  The Very Hungry Caterpillar.  New York:  Penguin Group

ISBN 0399227539

 

The Caterpillar

Florian, Douglas.  1998.  insectlopedia.  New York:  Harcourt Brace & Company

ISBN 0152163352

 

Dinosaurs A - Z

Matthews, Rupert.  (2002).  Dinosaurs A - Z.  Detroit:  Blackbirch Press.

ISBN 1567115489

 

Brachiosaurus (Brak-ee-uh-sawr-us) - "Arm Lizard"

Prelutsky, Jack.  (1988)  Tyrannosaurus Was A Beast.  New York:  Mulberry

     Books.  ISBN 0688064426

 

 

Module 5

 

Jeannie Had a Giggle

Myers, Walter Dean.  (1993).  Brown Angels:  An Album of Pictures & Verse

     New York:  HarperCollins  ISBN 0060229179

 

 

Abuelita's Lap

More, Pat.  (1996)   Confetti:  Poems for Children.  New York:  Lee & Low

     Books, Inc.  ISBN  1880000253

 

The Scattered Stars

Bruchac, Joseph.  (1995)  The Earth Under Sky Bear's Feet:  Native American

     Poems of the Land.  New York:  Philomel Books.   ISBN 039922713X

 

Noodles

Wong, Janet.  (1994).  Good Luck Gold and Other Poems.  New York:  Simon

     & Schuster.  ISBN 0689506171

 

Lucky Me by Valerie Bloom

Agardt, John & Grace Nichols, editors.  (1998).  A Caribbean Dozen:  Poems

     from Caribbean Poets  Cambridge:  Candlewick Press   ISBN 1564023397

 

 

Module 6

 

 

Orphan

Wong, Janet.  (1994).  Good Luck Gold and Other Poems.  New York:  Simon

     & Schuster  ISBN 0689506171

 

Two Friends

Giovanni, Nikki.  (1985).  Spin A Soft Black Song.  New York:  HapreCollins

ISBN 0374464693

 

My Grandma's Tree  by Sylvia Gomez

 Nye, Naomi Shihab.(sel)  2000.  Salting the Ocean:  100 Poems by Young

     Poets.  New York:  Greenwillow Books.   ISBN 0688161936

 

If I Could Fly  (Classic)  by Louise Betts Egan

Egan, Louise Betts, editor  (1990)  The Classic Treasury of Children's Poetry.  

     New York:  Courage  ISBN 0894718029

 

I Am Flying

Prelutsky, Jack.  (1994)  The New Kid on the Block.  New York:  Greenwillow  

     Books  ISBN 0688022723

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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