Toxic creatures can be found almost anywhere—in the woods, in the desert, in your own backyard . . . even in your room!
Some, such as poison dart frogs and puffer fish, have poisonous skin or other organs. Others are venomous—they have stingers, spines, or fangs to injects their toxins.
You know some of them already: black widow spiders, killer bees, rattlesnakes, stingrays, and scorpions. There are lots of other...
7) What stinks?
What happens when you hold up a mirror to poems about Greek myths? You get a brand-new perspective on the classics! And that is just what happens in Echo Echo, the newest collection of reverso poems from Marilyn Singer. Read one way, each poem tells the story of a familiar myth; but when read in reverse, the poems...
12) Tallulah's Solo
The 14 pairs of poems in this collection can be read in two ways: up and down; each is a reverse image of itself. Based on favorite fairy tales, the clever text is matched with brilliant artwork that offers split images, giving insight into the meaning of each poem. Witty and ingenious, this book of "reversos" will challenge and amuse readers of all ages.
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17) Sports Shorts
This anthology of short, autobiographical stories has kids' book authors telling tales of their own real-life athletic incidents. Some are funny, some are serious, and some put their own twist on the whole "sports" concept. Eight stories from both "boys" and "girls" include tales of dodgeball, wrestling, track, softball, and ballet. Kids will relate to the struggling non-jocks as well as the athletes who take the trophy home.