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October 01, 2008

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Natasha @ Maw Books

Libertad by Alma Fullerton

Natasha @ Maw Books

Libertad by Alma Fullerton

Megan Germano

Hate that Cat by Sharon Creech

Melissa

Frankenstein Takes the Cake, Adam Rex

Sarah Miller

BECOMING BILLIE HOLIDAY, by Carole Boston Weatherford

Abby

Ringside, 1925: Views from the Scopes Trial by Jen Bryant

Kelly Fineman

Honeybee by Naomi Shihab Nye

Mary Cronin

DIAMOND WILLOW by Helen Frost

Becky

I'd like to nominate Lady Liberty by Doreen Rappaport. The publisher is Candlewick.

Steven

M is for Mischief by Linda Ashman. Funny poems with illustrations by Nancy Carpenter that complement and expand the humor

reddoorwest

I nominate AMERICA AT WAR: POEMS SELECTED BY
LEE BENNETT HOPKINS (MCELDERRY BOOKS)

Kelly Fineman

IF YOU HAVEN'T MADE YOUR NOMINATION YET, PLEASE READ:

As per the instructions for this category, please please don't nominate novels in verse here. They belong with other novels in the appropriate age category.

Catherine Ipcizade

SHRINKING DAYS, FROSTY NIGHTS: POEMS ABOUT FALL, by Laura Purdie Salas. This is one of the books in her poetry collection for Capstone Press.

Fuse #8

My Letter to the World and Other Poems by Emily Dickinson, illustrated by Isabelle Arsenault

Laura Salas

Pirates, by David Harrison, illustrated by Dan Burr

daphne

Imaginary Menagerie,A Book of Curious Creatures by Julie Larios,illustrated by Julie Paschkis

Nan Hoekstra

I nominate Hip hop speaks to children : a celebration of poetry with a beat / editor, Nikki Giovanni

charles j egita

Lee Bennett Hopkins' brilliant AMERICA AT WAR.

Tricia

Birds on a Wire by J. Patrick Lewis

Linda

Birds on a Wire: Renga Around the Town
J. Patrick Lewis

Linda

Birds on a Wire: Renga Around the Town- J. Patrick Lewis

Douglas Florian

Beastly Rhymes to Read After Dark- by Judy Sierra, illustrated by Brian Biggs.

Christina

Animal Poems of the Iguazu by Francisco X. Alarcon

lady d

I'd like to nominate Animal Poems of the IguazĂș as well.... by Francisco Alarcon and published by Children's Book Press.

Kelly Fineman

DEAR REDDOORWEST, LINDA AND LADY D: Once a book is nominated, it's nominated. There is neither need nor benefit to repeating the nomination. Should you wish to nominate something else, you may do so.

Serena (Savvy Verse & Wit)

I nominate: Human Dark With Sugar by Brenda Shaughnessy

Kelly Fineman

SERENA: Adult titles are not eligible. Would you care to select something else?

Amanda

I would like to nominate The Seldom Ever Shady Glades: Poems and Quilts by Sue Van Wassenhove.

Hmm...lots of double nominations in this category! Don't waste your votes ladies and gentlemen!

Don Tate

The Freedom Business written by Marilyn Nelson, illustrated by Deborah Dancy. Wordsong.

Jeannine Atkins

The Surrender Tree by Margarita Engle

Constance Lombardo

More than Friends: Poems from Him and Her by Sara Holbrook and Allan Wolf

Mary Ellen Ryan

Barefoot: Poems for Naked Feet by Stefi Weisburd

Mary Ellen Ryan

Barefoot: Poems for Naked Feet by Stefi Weisburd

Sarah Campbell

The Seldom-Ever-Shady Glades by Sue Van Wassenhove

Kelly Fineman

NOMINATION ROUND-UP:

As of today, 19 titles have been nominated in this category. The titles are:
America at War, ed. by Lee Bennett Hopkins
Animal Poems of the Iguazu/Animalario del Iguazu by Francisco X. Alarcon
Barefoot: Poems for Naked Feet by Stefi Weisburd
Beastly Rhymes to Read After Dark by Judy Sierra
Becoming Billie Holliday by Carole Boston Weatherford
Birds on a Wire by J. Patrick Lewis and Paul B. Janeczko
Frankenstein Takes the Cake by Adam Rex
Hip Hop Speaks to Children, ed. by Nikki Giovanni
Honeybee by Naomi Shihab Nye
Imaginary Menagerie by Julie Larios
Lady Liberty by Doreen Rappaport
M is for Mischief by Linda Ashman
More than Friends: Poems from Him & Her by Sara Holbrook & Allan Wolf
My Letter to the World and Other Poems by Emily Dickinson
Pirates by David Harrison
Shrinking Days, Frosty Nights by Laura Purdie Salas
The Freedom Business by Marilyn Nelson
The Seldom Ever Shady Glades by Sue Van Wassenhove
The Surrender Tree: Poems of Cuba's Struggle for Freedom by Margarita Engle

Andrea of JustOneMoreBook! KidLit Podcast

Stella, Unleashed (by Linda Ashman and Paul Meisel)

Carol-Ann Hoyte

I would like to Monarch's Progress by Avis Harley

Sylvia

Keeping the Night Watch by Hope Anita Smith

Liz Jones

On The Farm, Holly Meade

Liz Jones

On The Farm, Holly Meade

Elaine Magliaro

Just a note about ON THE FARM. It was written by David Elliott and illustrated by Holly Meade.

Sharon

There was a Man who Loved a Rat and other Vile Little Poems by Gerda Rovetch illustrated by Lissa Rovetch

Elisabeth Prial

Smelly Feet Sandwich and Other Silly Poems, by Allia Zobel Nolan, illustrated by Kate Leake

cloudscome

The Blacker the Berry: Poems by Joyce Carol Thomas, illustrated by Flyod Cooper

Alkelda the Gleeful

Black Stars in a White Night Sky, by Jonarno Lawson.

Shelly Burns

Baby face : a book of love for baby by Cynthia Rylant

Mary Lee

A river of words : the story of William Carlos Williams by Jennifer Bryant, illustrated by Melissa Sweet

Mary Lee

Oops. Delete my nomination of A River of Words. It belongs in nonfiction picture books because it is a picture book biography written in verse. Sorry. My enthusiasm got the best of me.

Kim

Absolutely Wild, by Dennis Webster
Published by David R. Godine

Animal poems with colorful linocut illustrations.

Kelly Fineman

KIM: I'm terribly sorry. Since the book won't out prior to October 15th, it is not eligible for consideration this year. :(

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