2011 Nominations: Poetry

The following books have been nominated in the 2011 Poetry category.

A Dazzling Display of Dogs
by Betsy Franco
Tricycle Press
Nominated by: Sarah Wendorf

A Full Moon Is Rising
by Marilyn Singer
Lee & Low Books, Inc.
Nominated by: jama rattigan

A Funeral in the Bathroom: and Other School Bathroom Poems
by Kalli Dakos
Albert Whitman & Company
Nominated by: Michelle Bayuk

A Little Bitty Man and Other Poems for the Very Young
by Halfdan Rasmussen
Candlewick Press
Nominated by: Cristiana Clerici

Around the World on Eighty Legs: Animal Poems
by Amy Gibson
Nominated by: Donalyn Miller

At the Sea Floor Cafe: Odd Ocean Critter Poems
by Leslie Bulion
Nominated by: Janice Ruell
Reviewed by: lainiemag

Barking Spiders 2: Poetry for Children (Volume 2)
by CJ Heck
Barking Spiders Publishing
Nominated by: Art Meza

Birds of a Feather
by Jane Yolen
Nominated by: Nancy Hogan
Reviewed by: carwilc

Candy Store at the Edge of the Galaxy: poems & drawings for kids & the kid @ heart (Volume 1)
by Aleza Freeman
Doodle Head Publishing
Nominated by: Shoshana Hebshi

Cousins of Clouds: Elephant Poems
by Tracie Vaughn Zimmer
Clarion Books
Nominated by: Amy @ Hope Is the Word

Dear Hot Dog
by Mordicai Gerstein
Abrams for Young Readers
Nominated by: Katie Ahearn

Emma Dilemma: Big Sister Poems
by Kristine O’Connell George
Clarion Books
Nominated by: Becky
Reviewed by: carwilc

Every Thing On It
by Shel Silverstein
Nominated by: Deb Nance

Fifo 50 States
by Hayley Rose
Inkwell Productions
Nominated by: Hayley Rose

His Shoes Were Far Too Tight: Poems by Edward Lear
Chronicle Books
Nominated by: Jennifer

I Am the Book
by Lee Bennett Hopkins
Holiday House
Nominated by: Paul W. Hankins

Lemonade: and Other Poems Squeezed from a Single Word
by Bob Raczka
Roaring Brook
Nominated by: Carol Hampton Rasco

Mister Lemur’s Train of Thought
by Mister Lemur
Ringtail Learning
Nominated by: Hans Hartvickson

Peaceful Pieces: Poems and Quilts About Peace
by Anna Grossnickle Hines
Henry Holt
Nominated by: Alyson Beecher

Requiem: Poems of the Terezin Ghetto
by Paul B. Janeczko
Candlewick Press
Nominated by: Tricia Stohr-Hunt
Reviewed by: Wordswimmer

Roots and Blues: A Celebration
by Arnold Adoff
Clarion Books
Nominated by: Edith Campbell

Self-Portrait With Seven Fingers
by J. Patrick Lewis
Creative Editions
Nominated by: Gina Ruiz

Spinster Goose: Twisted Rhymes for Naughty Children
by Lisa Wheeler
Nominated by: Catherine Nichols
Reviewed by: jonemac | lainiemag

The Great Migration: Journey to the North
by Eloise Greenfield
Nominated by: Mary Ann Scheuer
Reviewed by: Wordswimmer

The Hound Dog’s Haiku: and Other Poems for Dog Lovers
by Michael J. Rosen
Candlewick Press
Nominated by: Jeannine Atkins
Reviewed by: carwilc

This Is the Game
by Diane Z. Shore
Nominated by: Kristy

Twosomes: Love Poems from the Animal Kingdom
by Marilyn Singer
Knopf Books for Young Readers
Nominated by: Mary McKenna Siddals
Reviewed by: lainiemag

Under the Mambo Moon
by Julia Durango
Nominated by: Karin Lackmann

We Are America: A Tribute from the Heart
by Walter Dean Myers
Nominated by: Laura Wadley

What’s for Dinner?: Quirky, Squirmy Poems from the Animal World (Junior Library Guild Selection (Charlesbridge Hardcover))
by Katherine B. Hauth
Nominated by: Jeff Barger

The following nominated books are ineligible:

A Child’s Book of Animal Poems and Blessings
Publisher not defined
Status: Not Eligible
Reason ineligible: Published in 2010. Jone
Nominated by: Kelly Fineman

Amerikkkan Stories
by Santino J Rivera
Publisher not defined
Status: Not Eligible
Nominated by: Art Meza

BookSpeak!: Poems About Books
by Laura Purdie Salas
Publisher not defined
Status: Not Eligible
Reason ineligible: Publishes and available on October 25, 2011
Nominated by: Sylvia Vardell

by Janet Wong
Publisher not defined
Status: Not Eligible
Reason ineligible: is only an ebook
Nominated by: April Halprin Wayland

Selected Poems
by Richard Smythe
Status: Not Eligible
Reason ineligible: Wrong audience. Book is for adults.
Nominated by: Michael Gettel-Gilmartin