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Firefly July: A Year of Very Short Poems

by Paul B. Janeczko

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This book is a collection of different poems for each season of the year. This book would be a great resource for introducing seasons, poetry, or figurative language. This book can be used for grades 1 and up. ( )
  BreeRud | Dec 3, 2018 |
Best for grades 1st and up, because of the many short poems within. This book provides a variety of short poems over the different seasons of the year. ( )
  RosaPerez | Nov 26, 2018 |
This poetry book can be used in a classroom to teach students how to interpret different texts and use figurative language to make it easier. I would say this book is more for independent readers because once they can interpret the poems, they can find a meaning, therefore I gave it 4 stars. Some of the illustrations are more abstract and the use of watercolors is unique. ( )
  always_smile_jo | Nov 26, 2018 |
A book of small poems ranging in topic with gorgeous illustrations.
  chn3 | Aug 13, 2018 |
This is a compilation of poems by many different authors, grouped and illustrated to highlight the different seasons. The illustrations are done in watercolor, mixed media, and gouache for a versatile viewing experience. Not my favorite, but a good selection.
  cyctorres | Jul 27, 2018 |
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A beautiful picture book that explores seasons through poems.
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0763648426, Hardcover)

Celebrated poet and anthologist Paul B. Janeczko pairs with Caldecott Honoree Melissa Sweet for a collection of short poems to sample and savor.

It only takes a few words, if they’re the right words, to create a strong image. Whether listened to in the comfort of a cozy lap or read independently, the thirty-six very short poems in this collection remind readers young and old that a few perfect words and pictures can make the world glow. Selected by acclaimed poet Paul B. Janeczko and gorgeously illustrated by Melissa Sweet, Firefly July: A Year of Very Short Poems invites children to sample poems throughout the four seasons.

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A selection of short American poems dealing with the four seasons and the different weather events and animal patterns that can occur within each.

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