Bibliographic Information: Serio, J. (1976). The Seasons. New York: Harpercollins

Annotation: This book contains a collection from many different inspirational authors like Emily Dickinson and Robert Frost. These poems convey a common theme regarding seasonal changes.

Genre: Poetry

Grade Level: 3-5

Readers who will like this book: Young readers interested in poetry; young readers learning about the seasons.

Rating/Response(1-4): 4; This collection of poems displays an array of different types of poems by multiple authors discussing seasons. Poetry promotes imagination by presenting vocabulary that conveys a different meaning than expected. I also enjoyed the painted illustrations on each page that connected with each individual poem.

Text-Dependent Question: In John Ciardi’s poem, Summer Song, what words does he use to explain his location?