April is National Poetry Month

This Friday marks the beginning of National Poetry Month, and we'll be celebrating all month long at the King School Library! To help get us started, here's a list of websites you can browse to get in the poetry spirit.

Children's Poets:
Nikki Grimes
Mary Ann Hoberman
Shel Silverstein
Jack Prelutsky
Dr. Seuss
Kristine O'Connell George
Patricia Hubbell
*current Children's Poet Laureate

Read Poetry:
Giggle Poetry
The Children's Poetry Archive
Fizzy Funny Fuzzy
Magnetic Poetry: Kids' Poetry Page

Write Poetry:
ReadWriteThink: Acrostic Poems
ReadWriteThink: Diamante Poems
ReadWriteThink: Shape Poems
Scholastic Poetry Idea Engine
Reading Is Fundamental: Poetry Splatter

Check back soon for a list of some great poetry books to check out from the library!


Brianne said...

I recommend "What's the weather inside?" by Karma Wilson (3rd-5th grade) for a great humorous read-aloud during poetry month!

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