Thursday, June 5, 2008

America In Verse For Children

Cohn, Amy From Sea To Shining Sea
J 810.8 From
A compilation of more than 140 folk songs, tales, poems,

and stories telling the history of America and reflecting its
multicultural society. Illustrated by award-winning artists.

Hopkins, Lee Bennett My America
J 811.008 Myameric
A collection of poems evocative of seven geographical

regions of the United States, including the Northeast,
Southeast, Great Lakes, Plains, Mountain, Southwest,
and Pacific Coast States.

Meltzer, Milton Hour of Freedom
J 811.008 Hour
A collection of poems by such authors as Stephen Vincent Benet,

Walt Whitman, Langston Hughes, and Edna St. Vincent Millay
addresses major events in American history, including the
Westward movement, slavery, industrialization, and war.

Panzer, Nora Celebrate America: In Poetry And Art
J 811.008 Celebrat
A collection of American poetry that celebrates over 200 years

of American life and history as illustrated by fine art from the
collection of the National Museum of American Art.

Siebert, Diane Tour America: A Journey Through Poems and Art
J 811.54 Siebert
Poems and illustrations celebrate some of the unique scenic treasures

of the United States.

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