Way to Go! Sports Poems

8:00 AM Posted by Lori Calabrese

Way to Go!: Sports Poems

Author: Lillian Morrison
Illustrator: Susan Spellman
Reading level: Ages 9-12
Paperback: 48 pages
Publisher: Boyds Mills Press (May 28, 2007)
ISBN-10: 1590784812
ISBN-13: 978-1590784815

Our second contender in the April Book Brawl is Way to Go! Sports Poems. This collection includes 15 new poems along with 27 that were previously published in collections such as Sidewalk Racer and Other Poems of Sports and Motion. Morrison does an excellent job of putting you in the heart of the action, includes a variety of sports from basketball, baseball, track, surfing, and skiing, and digs deep into the emotion and spirit of sport. Spelman's pen-and-ink drawings add to the action!

Way to Go! Sports Poems has my vote for the April Book Brawl! What's yours? Be sure to cast your vote in the upper right sidebar.

Check out the contender--Good Sports by Jack Prelutsky.
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