A Family of Poems by Caroline Kennedy
My Favorite Poetry for Children

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Caroline Kennedy has chosen a rich variety of Kennedy family favorite poems to include in this priceless collection. With thoughtful personal introductions written by Caroline herself, and beautiful new original artwork by award-winning artist, Jon J Muth, this collection is sure to become a family favorite for years to come.
 

About Caroline Kennedy

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Caroline Kennedy is the editor of eight New York Times bestselling books on American history, politics, constitutional law and poetry, including She Walks in Beauty: A Woman's Journey Through Poems and A Family of Poems.Jon J Muth is the author and artist of the New York Times best-seller and Caldecott Honor book, Zen Shorts. He has illustrated many award-winning books, including another New York Times best-seller, A Family of Poems, by Caroline Kennedy He is also the writer and illustrator of The Three Questions, which the New York Times called "quietly life changing.
 
Published September 1, 2005 by Disney-Hyperion. 144 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Kennedy's focus here is on sharing the classic poets with children, and she emphasizes the closeness and warmth that comes from using poems to spark memories of times spent together as a family.

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NPR coverage of Family of Poems: My Favorite Poetry for Children by Caroline Kennedy and Jon J. Muth. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.

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Now an adult with children of her own, Caroline Kennedy presents A Family of Poems: My Favorite Poetry for Children, her loving gift to poetry readers of all ages, but especially those young enough to prefer sitting in a loved one's lap to reading on their own, splashing in puddles to carefully t...

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Common Sense Media

As a follow up to 2001s The Best-Loved Poems of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Caroline Kennedy now puts together a wide range of poetry for children, from silly poems to works from the Bible.

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Kids can organize poems by poet’s name, seasons, mood, length or perhaps thematic categories such as Friendship or Animal Poems.

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