Amanda Gorman’s powerful and historic poem “The Hill We Climb,” read at President Joe Biden’s inauguration, is now available as a collectible gift edition.
“Deeply rousing and uplifting.” —Vogue
A darkly humorous collection of poems by the Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist and author of Wideawake Field and Amity and Prosperity
“An undisputed literary event.” —NPR
“History—with its construction and its destruction—is at the heart of In the Lateness of the World. . . . In [it] one feels the poet cresting a wave—a new wave that will crash onto new lands and unexplored territories.” —Hilton Als, The New Yorker
New York Times bestselling and Caldecott Medal–winning Brian Selznick illustrates Walt Whitman like never before—now in paperback
As he was turning 40, Walt Whitman wrote 12 poems in a small handmade book he entitled Live Oak, with Moss. The poems were intensely private reflections on his attraction and affection for other men.
Poems to Turn to Again and Again – from Amanda Gorman, Sharon Olds, Kate Baer, and More
Created and compiled just for young women, You Don’t Have to Be Everything is filled with works by a wide range of poets who are honest, unafraid, and skilled at addressing the complex feelings of coming-of-age, from loneliness to joy, longing to solac
What the world needs now – featuring poems from inaugural poet Amanda Gorman, Ross Gay, Tracy K.
This revised and expanded edition of The Essential Rumi includes a new introduction by Coleman Barks and more than 80 never-before-published poems.
This wonderful compendium of best-loved verse contains many of the favorite poems of the American people. Everyone who appreciates the power of poetry will treasure these masterpieces about love, friendship, grief, faith, inspiration and much more. Each poem in this collection is a complete portrait, a painting in words, that is framed by your own thoughts, memories and feelings about life.
A prize-winning translation of the most widely known and popular collection of Japanese poetry
Selected as one of Oprah Winfrey's "Books That Help Me Through"
United States Poet Laureate Joy Harjo gathers the work of more than 160 poets, representing nearly 100 indigenous nations, into the first historically comprehensive Native poetry anthology.
A literary landmark: the biggest, most ambitious anthology of Black poetry ever published, gathering 250 poets from the colonial period to the present
A landmark anthology celebrating twenty-one Native poets first published in the twenty-first century
In 2007, when a new edition of the Oxford Junior Dictionary -- widely used in schools around the world -- was published, a sharp-eyed reader soon noticed that around forty common words concerning nature had been dropped. Apparently they were no longer being used enough by children to merit their place in the dictionary.
Since its publication in 2017, The Lost Words has enchanted readers with its poetry and illustrations of the natural world. Now, The Lost Spells, a book kindred in spirit and tone, continues to re-wild the lives of children and adults.
* Finalist for the National Book Award in Poetry *
* Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award in Poetry * Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award in Criticism * Winner of the NAACP Image Award * Winner of the L.A. Times Book Prize * Winner of the PEN Open Book Award *
ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR:
Like Pamela Harrison’s previous collections, Glory Bush and Green Banana is a sequence of poems recounting her family's year volunteering for Project HOPE on the tiny Caribbean island of Carriacou. The poems explore the island life, its creatures and challenges, and her daughter’s special experience as the only white child on the island populated by 8,000 descendants of slaves.
From her first book, Aerial View of Louisiana, published in 1979, Cleopatra Mathis has given us poems that somehow manage to be elegant and visceral at once.
With its mystical landscape and fiercely self-reliant citizenry, Vermont has inspired poets from its earliest days. This anthology of contemporary Vermont poets represents a wide range of accomplished voices?both young and old, both renowned and relatively unestablished. Their poems reverberate with what W.H. Auden called “memorable speech” in a wide variety of forms and subjects.
Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature
From Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Louise Glück, a stunningly beautiful collection of poems that encompasses the natural, human, and spiritual realms
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From former U.S. Poet Laureate Billy Collins comes a twelfth collection of poetry offering over fifty new poems that showcase the generosity, wit, and imaginative play that prompted The Wall Street Journal to call him “America’s favorite poet.”
Carol Armstrong has written poetry most of her life on the backs of envelopes and the bottom of grocery lists, usually at 3:00 a.m. when the house was quiet. She went to a small school in Rowayton, Connecticut, where the reading and writing of poetry was not considered either odd or esoteric.
A New York Times Bestseller, chosen as Oprah's "Books That Help Me Through" for Oprah's Book Club
A gorgeously illustrated introduction to poetry for children, featuring poems about everything from science, sports, and space, to friendship, family, and feelings.
“Nye at her engaging, insightful best.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
A new collection from the celebrated first Young People’s Poet Laureate and bestselling poet Jack Prelutsky, featuring more than one hundred original poems!
Hard-Boiled Bugs for Breakfast is guaranteed to make readers laugh, imagine, write, and dream.
This delightful, interactive journey through the history of the world's poetry now includes a removable poster and access to downloadable audio, allowing kids to listen and learn as they experience the magic of the spoken word.$16.99ISBN: 9781536204438Availability: On Our Shelves Now (email to confirm availability)Published: Candlewick - April 3rd, 2020
A contemporary envisioning of a nineteenth-century poem pairs artwork by G. Brian Karas with the Henry Wadsworth Longfellow classic.
His brow is wet with honest sweat;
He earns whate’er he can,
And looks the whole world in the face,
For he owes not any man.$17.99ISBN: 9781684373635Availability: On Our Shelves Now (email to confirm availability)Published: Wordsong - September 29th, 2020
A Kirkus Reviews Best Book
An NCTE Notable Poetry Book
This beautiful poetry collection introduces readers to the art of found poetry as the poet writes a 37-line poem, "Nest," then finds 160 smaller poems within it.$18.99ISBN: 9780060256531Availability: On Our Shelves Now (email to confirm availability)Published: HarperCollins - January 6th, 2015
From the legendary creator of Where the Sidewalk Ends, A Light in the Attic, Falling Up, and The Giving Tree comes an unforgettable new character in children's literature: Runny Babbit.$18.99ISBN: 9780060572341Availability: On Our Shelves Now (email to confirm availability)Published: HarperCollins - February 18th, 2014
$6.99ISBN: 9780140361247Availability: On Our Shelves Now (email to confirm availability)Published: Puffin Books - August 1st, 1992
Celebrate the 90th birthday of one of the world's most beloved icons of children's literature, Winnie-the-Pooh!
Whether you’re six, sixty-six, or anywhere in between, this enchanting collection of verses about Christopher Robin and, of course, Winnie-the-Pooh, will enchant.$26.99ISBN: 9780399212581Availability: On Our Shelves Now (email to confirm availability)Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - October 2nd, 1985
Since its original publication in 1985, Tomie dePaola’s Mother Goose has become a staple on children’s bookshelves everywhere, and features over two hundred Mother Goose rhymes charmingly illustrated by one of today’s most beloved artists.