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Poems to celebrate spring, written in both English and Spanish

Poems and facts from all 50 states.

A book of poems about trees.

This introduction to haiku counts the objects found in a Japanese garden.

Poems about science? That’s right! These short poems combine science and wonder to create sensational tales of spectacular science.

What would happen if you walked very, very quietly and looked ever so carefully at the natural world outside? You might see a cricket leap, a moth spread her wings, or a spider step across a silken web. In simple, evocative language, Helen Frost offers a hint at the many tiny creatures around us. And in astonishing close-up photographs, Rick Lieder captures the glint of a katydid’s eye, the glow of a firefly, and many more living wonders just awaiting discovery. Fascinating facts about all the creatures pictured may be found at the end.

A collection of quotes and poems for the plant lover. Quotes and poems progress from seeds, to tree, to fruit, and falling leaves.

Poems about camping and the great outdoors.