From the first pitch to the last out and all nine innings between Douglas Florian’scollection of baseball poems brings wordplay wit and laughter to America’sspringtime tradition Featuring a mean armed pitcher a daisy picking right fielderand a lightning swift base stealer Poem Runs combines irresistible language andFlorian’s signature child friendly bold illustration style in this celebration of the magicof baseball


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    Book Title Poem RunsAuthor Douglas FlorianReading Level JBook Level 21Book Summary This book is a collection of baseball themed poemsWriting TraitsSentence Fluency This book would make a good mentor text to show student different options of how to play with phrases and focus on the sound of the language Organization Each page in this mentor text focuses on a new poem and player or part of the game This would make a good mentor text to help students understand how to organize their poemsOther ideas A great addition to a sports text set or poetry text set