Sunday, June 2, 2013

Poems to Learn by Heart by Caroline Kennedy- ADVISABLE


Kennedy, Caroline Poems to Learn by Heart. Illustrated by Jon J. Muth.  192 pgs,  Disney Press, 2013. $19.99. POETRY COLLECTION.  New York Times #1 best-selling author has created a book of poems to celebrate every moment in life.  From shadows and crying, to bad mornings and Little Red Riding Hood, she covers a wide range of topics.  The poems are divided into sections about nature, sports, monsters and fairies, friendship and family. The illustrations are done in watercolor paintings and add character and insight to each page.  Whether the book is used in poetry unit in the classroom, or simply read each night before bed, the reader will enjoy each page.  EL.  Middle School. High School.  ADVISABLE. Reviewer: SL.

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