Poetry for Children
About finding and sharing poetry with young people
Saturday, January 19, 2019
Joyce Sidman in Chicago: April 20
If you live in the Chicago area, mark your calendars for Sat., April 20 (10-11am) because poet Joyce Sidman will be there to speak about &q...
Friday, January 11, 2019
A Print-and-Fold Book of Poems #1
I'm a big fan of making things, especially easy, fun things that are inexpensive and simple. So, when I discovered that one could make a...
Thursday, January 03, 2019
Sneak Peek for Poetry Friday 2019
Welcome to our first Poetry Friday gathering for 2019! (InLinkz at the bottom) It's time again for me to gather all the poetry books...
Friday, November 30, 2018
Poetry, Principals, and NCTE
I'm catching up a bit and want to share highlights of my presentation at the NCTE conference (National Council of Teachers of English)...
Friday, November 02, 2018
Alice Faye Duncan on Gwendolyn Brooks
Coming in January is an exciting new poetic picture book biography, A Song for Gwendolyn Brooks (Sterling, 2019) by Alice Faye Duncan. It...
Saturday, October 20, 2018
SWING + #HugLife
Have you read Angie Thomas's amazing YA novel, The Hate U Give , now a powerful movie? (+ award-winning audiobook) And now there&...
Friday, September 21, 2018
Behind the Scenes with David Bowles and Güero
I'm happy to share the stage with David Bowles , my teaching colleague, and an award-winning author and poet. Here's a short bio o...
Friday, September 07, 2018
BOOK LINKS: New Voices in Poetry
Are you a BOOK LINKS (Booklist) subscriber? It's such a lovely magazine full of practical articles focused on literature for young ...
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