Monday, January 5, 2009

That Sweet Diamond, Poetry for Boys

As a member at kidlitosphere, I have seen a request come through asking about boys. This isn't specifically for boys, but I think many boys would enjoy it!

Janeczko, Paul B. That Sweet Diamond. 1998.
Simon & Schuster: New York, NY.
Ages: 8-12
Genre: Poetry/Anthology
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With the pastel pictures and baseball theme, this book of poems is sure to please the boys and baseball lovers in the classroom! The anthology also addresses all the different aspects of a typical baseball game – the fielding positions to the vendors.

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