Bibliographic Information: Prelutsky, J., & Stevenson, J. (1984). The New Kid on the Block: Poems. New York, NY: Greenwillow Books

Short Annotation: This book has a collection of humorous poems. The poems range from strange creatures under stairs to a girl who juggles on thing at a time. Every page has a poem full of wonderful rhymes and humor.

Genre: Poetry

Grade Level: 3-5

Readers who will like this book: readers who like to read funny poems, teachers looking for funny poems to read to their students

Personal Response/Rating: 4 – I really enjoyed reading the poems in this book. They were all funny and silly to read. Some may have talked about silly things, but the rhyming of words was wonderful.

Text-Dependent Question: What words or phrases grab your attention?