Poetry for Children
About finding and sharing poetry with young people
Thursday, September 19, 2019
EXTRA! EXTRA! Liz Steinglass and SOCCERVERSE
It's time for another installment of my "EXTRA! EXTRA!" series. I love this "extra" glimpse into books of poetry ...
Thursday, September 12, 2019
EXTRA! EXTRA! Cynthia Grady and I LAY MY STITCHES DOWN
It's time for another installment of my "Extra! Extra!" feature. This time poet Cynthia Grady is sharing a poem that did NOT ...
Thursday, September 05, 2019
The Poetry Friday Party is Here!
Janet (Wong) and I are excited to host Poetry Friday today! As kids and teachers and librarians head back to school, we wish everyone a wo...
Thursday, August 22, 2019
Poetry Friday Celebration of Lee Bennett Hopkins
Our Poetry Friday community is gathering to remember Lee Bennett Hopkins and to celebrate his work and his legacy. I started by going to m...
Friday, August 09, 2019
We lost a legend this week: Lee Bennett Hopkins. This giant of a poet, poetry anthologist, and poetry advocate has had such an impact on t...
Friday, August 02, 2019
EXTRA! EXTRA! Chris Baron and ALL OF ME
It's time for another installment in my "Extra! Extra!" series, inviting poets to share a poem that did NOT end up in thei...
Thursday, July 18, 2019
EXTRA!! EXTRA! Kip Wilson and WHITE ROSE
I'm continuing my "Extra! Extra!" series, inviting poets to share a poem that did NOT end up in their published book-- an...
Tuesday, July 02, 2019
EXTRA! EXTRA! Janet Wong and A SUITCASE OF SEAWEED & MORE
Welcome to a new series I'm launching on my blog: EXTRA! EXTRA! I'm inviting poets to share a poem that did NOT end up in their ...
Friday, June 21, 2019
Coretta Scott King Award & Honor POETRY BOOKS
As you may know, this is the year we celebrate FIFTY YEARS of the Coretta Scott King Award , given annually to "outstanding African A...
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