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A Family of Poems

My Favorite Poetry for Children

Award Award icon ALA Notable Children?s Book, 2006

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Regular Price $21.99 CAD

Regular Price $21.99

Regular Price $21.99 CAD

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Over half a million copies sold! This rich collection of family poems, curated by bestselling editor and author Caroline Kennedy, is the perfect introduction to poetry for young readers.

Inspired to create a poetry anthology for families after her national bestseller The Best Loved Poems of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Caroline Kennedy set out to create a collection of her family's favorite poems. With more than one hundred poems, from five continents, illuminated with sumptuous watercolors by Jon J Muth, Ms. Kennedy organizes her selections into sections that reflect a child's world and frames each section with an introduction in her own words.

Her work in the New York City public schools has made Caroline Kennedy keenly aware of how great a role poetry can play in the minds and hearts of young readers. A Family of Poems offers children and families a single beautiful volume that will spark a love of language and verse that will last a lifetime.

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"This resonant volume deserves a permanent—and prominent—place on any family bookshelf."—PUBLISHERS WEEKLY, starred
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