Weather: Poems for All Seasons: (I Can Read Book Series: Level 3)by Lee Bennett Hopkins, Melanie Hall
"From the catchy nonsense of X. J. Kennedy's 'Snowflake Souffle' to the simple, surprising imagery of Valerie Worth's 'Sun' to Hopkins's own onomatopoeic 'Thunder,' the short lines, satisfying rhyme, and physicalness of the words can lure beginning readersand also younger listenersto the joy of sounds that make sense."BL.
Author Biography: Popular poet and anthologist Lee Bennett Hopkins is one of today's foremost spokesmen for children's poetry. Along with many volumes of verse, he is the author of the professional title Pass the Poetry Please! Mr. Hopkins lives in Scarborough, New York.
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Fog on the river
fog in the trees
gray mist moving
the golden leaves
long arms trailing,
By Charlotte Zolotow
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Noted poet Lee Bennett Hopkins has edited or authored numerous books for children, including the I Can Read Books Hamsters, Shells, and Spelling Bees; A Pet for Me: Poems; and the ALA Notable Children's Book Surprises. The recipient of a Christopher Award and the University of Southern Mississippi's Medallion for "lasting contributions to children's literature," Mr. Hopkins lives in Florida.
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