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Review of the Day: When Thunder Comes by J. Patrick Lewis

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When Thunder Comes: Poems for Civil Rights Leaders By J. Patrick Lewis Illustrated by Jim Burke, R. Gregory Christie, Tonya Engel, John Parra, and Meilo So Chronicle Books $16.99 ISBN: 978-1-4521-0119-4 Ages 10 and up On shelves now Poetry is of the people by its very definition. Though sometimes considered the property of the elite [...]

Review of the Day: National Geographic Book of Animal Poetry, edited by J. Patrick Lewis

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National Geographic Book of Animal Poetry: 200 Poems with Photographs That Squeak, Soar, and Roar! Edited by J. Patrick Lewis National Geographic $24.95 ISBN: 978-1-4263-1009-6 Ages 7-12 On shelves now Animals make for good poetry. That’s just common sense. When humans get misty eyed and start thinking their great grand thoughts, they tend to be [...]

Fusenews: Sifting the Nifty

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From sopping wet New York City here is your philosophical question of the day: If April showers bring May flowers, what the heck do May showers bring?  Ponder that while I hand you a piping hot plate o’ Fusenews. My library branch is turning 100 next week (you may have noticed the pretty New Yorker [...]

Review of the Day – Skywriting: Poems to Fly by J. Patrick Lewis

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Skywriting: Poems to Fly By J. Patrick Lewis Illustrated by Laszlo Kubinyi Creative Editions $17.95 ISBN: 978-1-56846-203-5 Ages 4-8 On shelves September 1, 2010 We were promised jet packs. That’s what the future was supposed to hold for us. When you think of the future you may imagine things like flying cars or personalized jet [...]