Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Kids Booklist
Poems for All Ages

Poetry permeates our lives. Rhythm and rhyme are found in songs, advertising jingles and LOTS of children's books. From bouncy picture books to realistic novels in verse to poems you can perform at the top of your lungs, the titles below offer new ways to see and celebrate the world around us.

Builder Goose: It's Construction Rhyme Time!

Hate that Cat


A Foot in the Mouth: Poems to Speak, Sing, and Shout

I Lay My Stitches Down: Poems of American Slavery

What's for Dinner?: Quirky, Squirmy Poems from the Animal World

We Troubled the Waters: Poems

We Are America: A Tribute from the Heart

I've Lost My Hippopotamus

Red Sings from Treetops: A Year in Colors

Every Thing on It: Poems and Drawings

A Stick is an Excellent Thing: Poems Celebrating Outdoor Play


R Is for Rhyme: A Poetry Alphabet