Poetry for Young People: Carl Sandburg

edited by Frances Schoonmaker Bolin, illustrated by Steven Arcella

More than 30 wonderful poems along with specially commissioned illustrations that capture the spirit of the poetry.

A thoughtful collection of over 30 poems that will speak to young readers. The book begins with information about poet Sandburg and includes helpful vocabulary support. Some of the poems presented are Fog, Last Answers, Little Girl.. Be Careful What You Say, Arithmetic, Plowboy,  Phizzog, Summer Grass, Summer Stars, Buffalo Dusk, A Coin, and Doors. The watercolor washes are bright and well-suited to the pieces they represent.