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National Poetry Month

Celebrate National Poetry Month with this selection of books of and about poetry for kids and teens.

by 49th Teachers · Tagged arts and culture

Burning in This Midnight Dream

by (author) Louise B. Halfe

awâsis — kinky and dishevelled

by (author) Louise B. Halfe

Bear Bones & Feathers

by (author) Louise B. Halfe


by (author) Tyler Pennock

Devil in the Woods

by (author) D.A. Lockhart

A Really Good Brown Girl

Brick Books Classics 4

by (author) Marilyn Dumont
introduction by Lee Maracle

Why I Was Late

by (author) Charlie Petch

Moldovan Hotel

by (author) Leah Horlick

Climbing Shadows

Poems for Children

by (author) Shannon Bramer
illustrated by Cindy Derby

Our Corner Store

by (author) Robert Heidbreder
illustrated by Chelsea O'Byrne

Burying the Moon

by (author) Andrée Poulin
illustrated by Sonali Zohra

Carry On

Poetry by Young Immigrants

by (author) Various contributors
illustrated by Rogé Girard

Powerful Poetry

Read, write, rejoice, recite poetry all year long

by (author) Adrienne Gear

This is the Boat That Ben Built

by (author) Jen Lynn Bailey
illustrated by Maggie Zeng

Welcome to the Cypher

by (author) Khodi Dill
illustrated by Awuradwoa Afful


A Weaving of Recovery, Resilience, and Resurgence

by (author) Nicola I. Campbell

My Words Flew Away Like Birds

by (author) Debora Pearson
illustrated by Shrija Jain

Hungry for Science

Poems to Crunch On

by (author) Kari-Lynn Winters & Lori Sherritt-Fleming
illustrated by Peggy Collins

Hungry for the Arts

Poems to Chomp On

by (author) Kari-Lynn Winters & Lori Sherritt Fleming
illustrated by Peggy Collins

Hungry for Math

Poems to Munch On

by (author) Kari-Lynn Winters & Lori Sherritt-Fleming
illustrated by Peggy Collins

Sing in the Spring!

by (author) Sheree Fitch
illustrated by Deb Plestid

Windy Days

by (author) Deborah Kerbel
illustrated by Miki Sato

Once in a Blue Moon

illustrated by Danielle Daniel

Aquí era el paraíso / Here Was Paradise

Selección de poemas de Humberto Ak’abal / Selected Poems of Humberto Ak’abal

by (author) Humberto Ak'abal
illustrated by Amelia Lau Carling
translated by Hugh Hazelton
edited by Patricia Aldana

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