Song of the water boatman : & other pond poems
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Source:Houghton Mifflin, Boston (2005)
Call Number:Cubb Curr PS3569 .I295 S66 2005
Keywords:American, American poetry, Caldecott Honor Book, 2006, Children's poetry, Pond animals--Juvenile poetry, Pond animals--Poetry, Pond plants--Poetry, Ponds--Juvenile poetry
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.
Non-prose; Ages 7-12; Grade level 4.7; Poetry & Rhyme