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Song of the water boatman : & other pond poems

Guided Reading Level: 

S
Song of the Water Boatman

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Houghton Mifflin, Boston (2005)

Call Number:

Cubb Curr PS3569 .I295 S66 2005

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/6757153

Keywords:

American, American poetry, Caldecott Honor Book, 2006, Children's poetry, Pond animals--Juvenile poetry, Pond animals--Poetry, Pond plants--Poetry, Ponds--Juvenile poetry

Abstract:

Contents: Listen for me -- Spring peepers -- Spring splashdown -- Wood duck -- Diving beetle's food-sharing rules -- Great diving beetle -- Fly, dragonfly! -- Green darner -- In the depths of the summer pond -- Food chain -- A small green riddle -- Duckweed -- Aquatic fashion -- Caddis fly -- Song of the water boatman and backswimmer's refrain -- Water boatman, backswimmer -- Travel time -- Water bear -- The season's campaign -- Cattails -- Into the mud -- Painted turtle.; Summary: A collection of poems that provide a look at some of the animals, insects, and plants that are found in ponds, with accompanying information about each.

Notes:

Non-prose; Ages 7-12; Grade level 4.7; Poetry & Rhyme