February 22, 2018

The Advocate's Toolbox

Poems for All Seasons| NCTE 2015 Notable Poetry List

Take a look at the selections on NCTE’s 2015 list of notables—and ideas on how to use them across the curriculum.

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Wit and Delight: Jack Prelutsky’s Favorite Poetry Collections

In the fifth and final installment of our series celebrating National Poetry Month, Jack Prelutsky, America’s first children’s poet laureate, offers us five of his top poetry collections for kids.

Rich and Playful Voices: Marilyn Singer’s Favorite Poetry Collections

In our next installment celebrating National Poetry Month, acclaimed and versatile author Marilyn Singer highlights five of her top poetry anthologies for kids.

Visual and Vibrant: Douglas Florian’s Favorite Poetry Collections

In honor of National Poetry Month, acclaimed poet and artist Douglas Florian shares his favorite poetry books for children.

‘Lovingly-Used’ Poetry: Naomi Shihab Nye’s Favorite Collections for Kids

In honor of National Poetry Month, acclaimed poet Naomi Shihab Nye—whose anthology This Same Sky (Simon & Schuster, 1993) continues to be used in both college and fifth grade classrooms—offers us five of her “very favorite lovingly-used poetry collections.”

The Best Poems for Kids…and Grown-ups, Too

In honor of National Poetry Month, children’s poet laureate J. Patrick Lewis picks his favorite collections for kids.