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Susan Marie Swanson: «I write poetry and picture books. “Trouble, Fly,” a poem from Getting Used to the Dark, my collection of poems for young readers, appears in an acclaimed anthology, This Place I Know: Poems of Comfort. I hold an MFA in poetry from the University of Massachusetts Amherst; and my honors include a poetry fellowship from the Bush Foundation, and fellowships in poetry and in children’s literature from the McKnight Foundation»
«Poetry Aloud Here: Sharing Poetry with Children», by Sylvia M. Vardell. «This was the culmination of years and years of work in poetry for young people, including developing and teaching a new graduate course in poetry for young people. I was thrilled that ALA wanted to publish it and so gratified at its success. Then they asked me to do a second edition». Why Make Poetry a Priority? What Poetry Do Children Enjoy? How Do You Promote Poetry? What Happens after You Share the Poem?
A Poem is...by Disney. Fantastic youtube videos to inspire children to love poetry!
10 Diverse Poetry Books for Kids. Do you read poetry with your kids? Although I read a wide variety of children’s books, I don’t read as much poetry as I should. April is National Poetry Month and I’m giving myself a challenge: read one poem with the kids every night at bedtime. Will you join me? Read more: www.whatdowedoall...
Top 5 tips for performing poetry, presented by writer and speaker Renee M. LaTulippe. Renée LaTulippe is a former English/theater/public speaking teacher. She is now a children's writer who composes poems for her video blog, No Water River, where she also features videos of renowned children's poets reading their own work.
Humorous attemt to define poetry.
A list of 9 classic and contemporary poetry books that kids and parents can enjoy together.