Poetry

Poetry

Full of metaphors, similes, alliteration and more, these books will introduce young readers to poetic devices and cultivate their love for poetry.

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Guacamole

Guacamole is the third title of Jorge Argueta's popular bilingual Cooking Poems series, celebrating the joys of preparing, eating and sharing food.

Kisimi Taimaippaktut Angirrarijarani / Only in My Hometown

A celebration of a tight-knit community in the Arctic.

Mandaderos de la lluvia / Messengers of Rain

This bilingual (Spanish and English) Latin American poetry anthology is perfect for young readers who want to engage with a fascinating mix of established and new poets, as well as enhance their language skills.

Me and You and the Red Canoe

A gorgeously illustrated, lyrical story about experiencing the wonders of the natural world.

Mii maanda ezhi-gkendmaanh / This Is How I Know

An Anishinaabe child and her grandmother explore the natural wonders of each season in this lyrical, bilingual story-poem.

Mii maanda ezhi-gkendmaanh / This Is How I Know - Braille Edition

This Braille edition consists of the original images and text with Braille overlays added by hand. Each edition is made on demand, and Groundwood Books is selling this edition at cost.

Moví la mano / I Moved My Hand

A simple but empowering poem about creating a world, told from a young child's perspective.

Our Corner Store

This delightful novel in verse follows the adventures of a brother and sister around the neighborhood, and especially at the corner grocery store!

Our Little Kitchen

A picture book about a lively evening in a community kitchen from Governor General’s Award–winning author and illustrator Jillian Tamaki.

Rooster / Gallo

A rooster heralds the beginning and end of the day in this imaginative and beautifully illustrated bilingual poem.

Salsa

In this cooking poem, Jorge Argueta brings us a fun and easy recipe for a yummy salsa!

Somos como las nubes / We Are Like the Clouds

An eloquent and timely plea for understanding refugees.