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Harry Potter & the Philosopher's Stone
J.K. Rowling
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Jon Saphier, Robert Gower
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A Child's Calendar - John Updike, Trina Schart Hyman The poems in this book are simple and charming. They depict a traditional or stereotypical vision of New England. If you have a childhood connection to that region, they may evoke sentimental feelings, either good or bad, perhaps depending on your viewpoint.

Updike used a variety of poetic techniques, so the book is useful for introducing them to children.

A poem for each month. The passing of seasons. Beautiful and satisfying.