Share this Page X.J. Kennedy 3 Total Resources 1 Lifetime Achievement Awards 2 Books About the Author 1 Personal Website for X.J. Kennedy View the Website Share Lifetime Achievement Awards 1 Award for Excellence in Poetry for Children, 1977-2021 Winner, 2000 View Award List Share Books by X.J. Kennedy 2 Sort by Number of Resources Number of Awards Book Title Year Published Word Count Reading Level: ATOS® Reading Level: Lexile® Add Multiple Titles to Reading List Browse books by X.J. Kennedy Knock at a Star: A Child's Introduction to Poetry by X.J. Kennedy, Dorothy M. Kennedy, and Andrew Portwood 4 Resources1 Award Add to Reading List Share this Book Talking Like the Rain: A Read-To-Me Book of Poems by X.J. Kennedy, Dorothy M. Kennedy, and Jane Dyer 4 Resources Add to Reading List Share this Book Images courtesy of publishers, organizations, and sometimes their Twitter handles.