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100 Great Poems for Boys

By: Pockell, Leslie

Price: $2.95

Publisher: Grand Central Publishing: April 2011

Seller ID: 46311

ISBN: 044656382X

Condition: Used - Good

Reading any great poem for the first time is always a thrilling discovery, even if it's only four lines long, and this collection brings together some of the best ever to read, memorize, or recite. Boys of all ages will enjoy reading poems catered specifically to them, whether it means discovering great heroes and dangerous animals, or simply laughing at pure nonsense and hilarious rhymes. The book is divided into seven sections: Animals, Fun to Read Aloud, Battlefields and Heroes, Things to Think About, Limericks, Tongue Twisters, Just for Laughs. 100 BEST POEMS FOR BOYS is a perfect introduc... View more info

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The Odyssey

By: Homer

Price: $3.75

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux: November 1998

Seller ID: 46038

ISBN: 0374525749

Condition: Used - Acceptable

The classic translation of The Odyssey, now in a Noonday paperback. Robert Fitzgerald's translation of Homer's "Odyssey" is the best and best-loved modern translation of the greatest of all epic poems. Since 1961, this" Odyssey" has sold more than two million copies, and it is the standard translation for three generations of students and poets. The Noonday Press is delighted to publish a new edition of this classic work.Fitzgerald's supple verse is ideally suited to the story of Odysseus' long journey back to his wife and home after the Trojan War. Homer's tale of love, adventure, food an... View more info

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Joyful Noise: Poems for Two Voices

By: Paul Fleischman

Price: $2.95

Publisher: HarperCollins: September 1992

Seller ID: 45122

ISBN: 0064460932

Condition: Used - Good

Written to be read aloud by two voices--sometimes alternating, sometimes simultaneous--here is a collection of irresistible poems that celebrate the insect world, from the short life of the mayfly to the love song of the book louse. Funny, sad, loud, and quiet, each of these poems resounds with a booming, boisterous, joyful noise. In this remarkable volume of poetry for two voices, Paul Fleischman verbally re-creates the "Booming/boisterious/joyful noise" of insects. The poems resound with the pulse of the cicada and the drone of the honeybee. Eric Beddows′s vibrant drawings send ... View more info

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Sailing Alone Around the Room: New and Selected Poems

By: Professor Billy Collins

Price: $2.95

Publisher: Random House Inc: September 2002

Seller ID: 45359

ISBN: 0375755195

Condition: Used - Good

Sailing Alone Around the Room, by America' s Poet Laureate, Billy Collins, contains both new poems and a generous gathering from his earlier collections The Apple That Astonished Paris, Questions About Angels, The Art of Drowning, and Picnic, Lightning. These poems show Collins at his best, performing the kinds of distinctive poetic maneuvers that have delighted and fascinated so many readers. They may begin in curiosity and end in grief; they may start with irony and end with lyric transformation; they may, and often do, begin with the everyday and end in the infinite. Possessed of a unique v... View more info

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Every Thing On It

By: Shel Silverstein

Price: $4.00

Publisher: HarperCollins: September 2011

Seller ID: 44507

ISBN: 0061998168

Condition: Used - Acceptable

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A Light in the Attic

By: Shel Silverstein

Price: $3.95

Publisher: HarperCollins: September 1981

Seller ID: 44870

ISBN: 0060256737

Condition: Used - Good

Last night while I lay thinking here Some Whatifs crawled inside my ear And pranced and partied all night long And sang their same old Whatif song: Whatif I flunk that test?Whatif green hair grows on my chest?Whatif nobody likes me?Whatif a bolt of lightning strikes me?...Here in the attic of Shel Silverstein you will find Backward Bill, Sour Face Ann, the Meehoo with an Exactlywatt, and the Polar Bear in the Frigidaire. You will talk with Broiled Face, and find out what happens when Somebody steals your knees, you get caught by the Quick-Digesting Gink, a Mountain snores, and They Pu... View more info

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Where the Sidewalk Ends: Poems and Drawings

By: Shel Silverstein

Price: $4.25

Publisher: HarperCollins: November 1974

Seller ID: 46032

ISBN: 0060256672

Condition: Used - Good

If you are a dreamer, come in, If you are a dreamer, A wisher, a liar, A hope-er, a pray-er, A magic bean buyer ...Come in ... for where the sidewalk ends, Shel Silverstein's world begins. You'll meet a boy who turns into a TV set, and a girl who eats a whale. The Unicorn and the Bloath live there, and so does Sarah Cynthia Sylvia Stout who will not take the garbage out. It is a place where you wash your shadow and plant diamond gardens, a place where shoes fly, sisters are auctioned off, and crocodiles go to the dentist.Shel Silverstein's masterful collection of poems and drawings is at... View more info