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Song of the water boatman : & other pond poems / written by Joyce Sidman ; illustrated by Beckie Prange.

By: Sidman, Joyce.
Contributor(s): Prange, Beckie [illustrator.] | Prange, Beckie [ill.].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2005Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 30 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0618135472; 9780618135479.Subject(s): Pond animals -- Juvenile poetry | Ponds -- Juvenile poetry | Children's poetry, American | Pond animals -- Poetry | Pond plants -- Poetry | American poetry | Pond animals -- Juvenile poetry | Ponds -- Juvenile poetry | Children's poetry, American | Pond animals | Ponds | American poetry | Pond animals -- Poetry | Ponds -- Poetry | Pond plants -- Poetry | Caldecott Medal | Pond animals -- Juvenile poetry | Ponds -- Juvenile poetry | Children's poetry, American | Caldecott MedalGenre/Form: Curriculum resource. | Poetry. | Juvenile works. | Poetry.Online resources: Contributor biographical information | Publisher description
Contents:
Listen for me -- Spring peepers -- Spring splashdown -- Wood duck -- Diving beetle's food-sharing rules -- Great diving beetle -- Fly, dragonfly! -- Green darner -- In the depths of the summer pond -- Food chain -- A small green riddle -- Duckweed -- Aquatic fashion -- Caddis fly -- Song of the water boatman and backswimmer's refrain -- Water boatman, backswimmer -- Travel time -- Water bear -- The season's campaign -- Cattails -- Into the mud -- Painted turtle.
Awards: Caldecott Honor Book, 2006 | Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K-12, 2006 | Horn Book Fanfare List, 2005 | Booklist Editors' Choice: Books for Youth, 2005 | Caldecott Medal Award, 2005Summary: A collection of poems that provide a look at some of the animals, insects, and plants that are found in ponds, with accompanying information about each.
Item type Current location Collection Call number Status Date due Barcode Item holds
Standard Kirkland Campus
Children's PS 3569 .I295 S66 2005 Available 30579003988281
Total holds: 0

Art techniques used: Woodblock prints in black colored in earth tones using watercolor.

A collection of poems that provide a look at some of the animals, insects, and plants that are found in ponds, with accompanying information about each.

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Listen for me -- Spring peepers -- Spring splashdown -- Wood duck -- Diving beetle's food-sharing rules -- Great diving beetle -- Fly, dragonfly! -- Green darner -- In the depths of the summer pond -- Food chain -- A small green riddle -- Duckweed -- Aquatic fashion -- Caddis fly -- Song of the water boatman and backswimmer's refrain -- Water boatman, backswimmer -- Travel time -- Water bear -- The season's campaign -- Cattails -- Into the mud -- Painted turtle.

Caldecott Honor Book, 2006

Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K-12, 2006

Horn Book Fanfare List, 2005

Booklist Editors' Choice: Books for Youth, 2005

Caldecott Medal Award, 2005

Caldecott Honor Book, 2006.