Jumping Off Library Shelves

Jumping Off Library Shelves

A Book of Poems

Book - 2015
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Here is the library! Fifteen poems celebrate the thrill of getting your first library card, the excitement of story hour, the fun of using the computer, the pride of reading to the dog, and the joy of discovering that the librarian understands you and knows exactly which books you'll love.

The poems, compiled by noted poet and anthologist Lee Bennett Hopkins, pay homage to the marvels of books and reading. Accompanied by Jane Manning's colorful, imaginative illustrations, this collection celebrates the magic of libraries and is a must for every school and public library.

Publisher: Honesdale, Pennsylvania : WordSong, an imprint of Highlights, ©2015.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9781590789247
1590789245
Characteristics: 30 pages :,color illustrations ;,29 cm

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NeelamReads Nov 18, 2019

Jumping Off Library Shelves is a celebration of stories, books and libraries. This whimsically illustrated book of poems covers a wide array of topics from thoughtful librarians to the capabilities of the internet. The poems–from short haikus to page-long poems–emphasize the power of imagination and knowledge. Everyone will find relatable imagery in these books, such as curling up with a good book on a cold night, or listening to a good storyteller bring a story to life. Therefore I highly recommend this beautiful book to all ages, including those who want to look at libraries in a new way, but especially to parents looking to inspire a love of reading in their children.

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FrostedFlake
Jan 05, 2017

A lovely read, I wish we had posters of the contents to put up all around the library here! <3

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