Verses for Mom's Heart
From skinned knees to broken hearts, from birthdays to wedding days - mothers provide the protection, guidance, inspiration, and love that offer us hope for the future. This beautifully illustrated collection of poems resonates with the voices of children, teens, and adults, reminding readers of the incomparable role mothers play in our lives.
As with their bestselling companion title Verses for Dad's Heart, Layne and Klinger have again crossed the boundaries of age, race, and gender in verse and illustration - creating a book in which every mother can find her best reflection.
Verses for Dad's Heart
With stubborn love and sage advice, fathers provide a special guidance that is essential whether we are two, twelve, or twenty years old. Writing in the voice of children who grow older as the pages turn, award-winning author Steven L. Layne's verses are filled to overflowing the humor and heart -- reminding readers of the legacy that is fostered in a father's unconditional love.
Life's Literacy Lessons
Life's Literacy Lessons is the first book of its kind published by the prestigious International Reading Association. The poems in this gift-sized book range from serious to hilarious as Layne takes poetic license with the stuff of teachers' daily lives. The honesty and wit in this collection will undoubtedly strengthen the bond of community among teachers ranging from kindergarten to the university level. This book, originally released in paperback, is now being offered in a hardcover gift edition as well. The new hardcover edition features two brand-new literacy poems not found in the paperback.