Poetry for Children
About finding and sharing poetry with young people
Thursday, September 24, 2020
A WORLD FULL OF POEMS: Nonsense
I'm counting down till A World Full of Poems: Inspiring Poetry for Children is released by DK Books on October 6. I hope you'll giv...
Friday, September 11, 2020
A WORLD FULL OF POEMS: Sneak Peek
I hope you’ll indulge me in a bit more promotion of my forthcoming poetry anthology, A World Full of Poems, to be published by DK Books on ...
Sunday, September 06, 2020
Countdown to A WORLD FULL OF POEMS
I'm excited to announce that I have a new book coming out on October 6, 2020. It's a poetry anthology to be published by DK books. A...
Thursday, September 03, 2020
Guest Post: Carol Coven Grannick's REENI’S TURN
This week, I'm welcoming Carol Coven Grannick who is celebrating the release of her new novel in verse, Reeni's Turn . Here she shar...
Thursday, August 20, 2020
SPI-KU by Leslie Bulion: Cover Reveal
Leslie Bulion is a writer with a definite fascination with science—and people. She has authored articles for print and internet magazines, ...
Thursday, July 16, 2020
IMAGINE by Rebecca Kai Dotlich
Maureen (Moe) McKeon-Phillips and her talented team have created another beautiful film of a poem-- this time for the poem, "Imagine&qu...
Friday, June 26, 2020
Celebrating Kevin Henkes
I was so fortunate to chair the 2020 Children's Literature Legacy Award committee for ALSC and am so excited to see our recipient, Kevin...
Friday, June 19, 2020
A poem for Juneteenth
I have been a longtime fan of poet Carole Boston Weatherford and her many works of poetry-- many historical, biographical, and fact-based,...
Friday, June 12, 2020
Nikki Grimes x 2
Irene Latham is corralling our Poetry Friday posts all celebrating the work of Nikki Grimes ! Be sure to check out all the posts at Irene&...
Thursday, June 04, 2020
Black Poetry Matters
As we look for ways to raise the voices of our Black sisters and brothers, I turn to poetry, of course. And there is a rich, long history...
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