She's All That!: Poems about Girls
She's all that and so much more! All kinds of girls -- tomboys and divas, workers and dreamers, sisters and soul mates -- appear in this collection. Eighty poems from writers such as Maya Angelou, Aileen Fisher, Eloise Greenfield, Jack Prelutsky, and Janet S. Wong tackle the themes that really matter to girls, from family and best friends to boys, body image, having fun, a...more
Hardcover, 128 pages
Published March 1st 2006 by Kingfisher
(first published 2005)
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Tomboys, ladies, best friends, sweethearts, daughters, adventurers--all are celebrated in this collection of over 75 poems about girls. The lines range from serious to silly, simple to contemplative, and all focus on what it means to be a girl. Black and white line drawings dot the pages, adding visual interest. This is a nice collection for the 6th-8th grade set.
Belinda Hollyer grew up in New Zealand, in a little town on the north shore of Auckland harbour, called Takapuna. She is a children’s author and an ex-teacher, teacher-librarian, book editor and publisher.More about Belinda Hollyer...