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Random House Book of Poetry for Children book cover
Author:   
Title:  Random House Book of Poetry for Children

Poetry.
c1983 - VARIETY

 

The Mighty Asparagus book cover
Author:  Vladimir Radunsky
Title:  The Mighty Asparagus

This quirky spin off of "The Turnip" features the Mighty Asparagus. The story would work as a humorous solo for the more mature competitor who enjoys sarcasm.
c2004

 

The Upstairs Room book cover
Author:  Johanna Reiss
Title:  The Upstairs Room

Dutch Jewish girl describes the two and one- half years she spent hiding in the upstairs bedroom of a farmer's house during WWII.
c1972 - SERIOUS

 

There Was an Old Witch book cover
Author:  Howard W. Reeves
Title:  There Was an Old Witch

In this cumulative verse, an old witch collects a bat, a scratching scritching cat, a howling yowling creature and other creepy crawly things to adorn her Halloween hat.
c1998 - VERSE CHOIR, HUMOROUS SOLO

 

While Mama Had a Quick Little Chat book cover
Author:  Amy Reichert
Title:  While Mama Had a Quick Little Chat

Getting Mama’s attention while she is on the phone…. what a challenge!
c2005 - Humorous solo

 

 
Author:   
Title:  Renowned History of Little Red Riding-Hood

Rhyming version of this classic fairy tale.
c1967 - HUMOROUS

 

Jacob O’Reilly Wants a Pet book cover
Author:  Lynne Rickards
Title:  Jacob O’Reilly Wants a Pet

Jacob desperately wants a pet, so at his parent’s suggestion he opens a pet- sitting business which is far too successful.
c2010 - Humorous solo or verse choir

 

 
Author:  James Whitcomb Riley
Title: 

"The Raggedy Man" in

Verse about hired man.
c1973 - VERSE CHOIR

 

Mumbo Jumbo book cover
Author:  Michael Roberts
Title:  Mumbo Jumbo

A mystical journey in rhyme through the alphabet, from Abracadabra to Zombies. With a skilled coach, this could be a fun and unusual piece for a verse choir, some of the words may be best suited to slightly older participants (such as hieroglyphic, distraught, etc.)
c2000 - VERSE CHOIR

 

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever book cover
Author:  Barbara Robinson
Title:  The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

The Herdmans nearly destroy the annual pageant.
c1972 - HUMOROUS

 

The Best School Year Ever book cover
Author:  Barbara Robinson
Title:  The Best School Year Ever

The return of the Herdmans.
c1994 - HUMOROUS

 

 
Author:  A. K. Roche
Title:  The Clever Turtle

African folktale in which turtle ruins the maize crop and then tricks the villagers into throwing him into the river.
c1969 - HUMOROUS, DUO, VERSE CHOIR

 

 
Author:  Will Rogers
Title:  The Best of Will Rogers

American wit and humor.
c1979 - HUMOROUS

 

 
Author:  Christina Rossetti
Title:  Goblin Market

A sister's love saves Laura from the poison; poetry.
c1933 - SERIOUS

 

After the Dancing Days book cover
Author:  Margaret Rostkowski
Title:  After the Dancing Days

A forbidden friendship with a badly disfigured soldier in the aftermath of WWI forces 13-year- old Annie to redefine the word hero and question the conventional ideas of patriotism.
c1986 - SERIOUS

 

Blind Outlaw book cover
Author:  Glen Rounds
Title:  Blind Outlaw

Blind outlaw horse is tamed by a boy who cannot speak.
c1980 - SERIOUS

 

Couple of Kooks and Other Stories about Love book cover
Author:  Cynthia Rylant
Title:  Couple of Kooks and Other Stories about Love

Short stories.
c1990 - VARIETY

 

The Dreamer book cover
Author:  Cynthia Rylant
Title:  The Dreamer

From his dreams an artist creates the earth, sky, trees and all the creatures which dwell on our planet.
c1993 - SERIOUS

 

Every Living Thing book cover
Author:  Cynthia Rylant
Title:  Every Living Thing

12 stories in which animals change people lives for the better.
c1985 - VARIETY

 

Mr. Putter and Tabby Bake the Cake book cover
Author:  Cynthia Rylant
Title:  Mr. Putter and Tabby Bake the Cake

Mr. Puffer's heroic attempts to bake a light airy cake.
c1994 - HUMOROUS or DUO

 

 
Author:  Cynthia Rylant
Title:  Soda Jerk

Poetry.
c1990 - VARIETY

 
   
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