Kids' Book Giveaway: How to Write a Poem
Kids' Book Giveaway: How to Write a Poem- Available for pick-up on Friday, April 14 @ 11:00am.
April is Poetry Month! Celebrate your love for poetry with a new book by best-selling author Kwame Alexander called How to Write a Poem! Particpants who register will receive a free copy of the book. Registration for this event is required! Ages 12 & under. For more information, contact Miss Nikki at (708) 748-3731 ext 31.
Please keep in mind that if you do not register online or speak to an employee to register directly, you are not guaranteed a spot for programs/events.
Registration will open on April 3.
In this evocative and playful companion to their New York Times bestselling picture book How to Read a Book, Newbery Medalist Kwame Alexander teams up with poet Deanna Nikaido and Caldecott Honoree Melissa Sweet to celebrate the magic of discovering your very own poetry in the world around you.
with a question
like an acorn
waiting for spring.
From this first stanza, readers are invited to pay attention—and to see that paying attention itself is poetry. Kwame Alexander and Deanna Nikaido’s playful text and Melissa Sweet’s dynamic, inventive artwork are paired together to encourage readers to listen, feel, and discover the words that dance in the world around them—poems just waiting to be written down.