articles about children’s poetry

Essential Children's Collection

Two respected children’s literature consultants recommend poetry for school and public library collections.

Research

Ferguson, Margaret, Mary Jo Salter, and Jon Stallworthy, ed. The Norton Anthology of Poetry, Fifth Edition. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2004.

Vardell, Sylvia M. Poetry Aloud Here!: Sharing Poetry With Children in the Library. Chicago: American Library Association, 2006.

Literature
Consultants

Sylvia Vardell, Ph.D.
Professor
Texas Women's University
School of Library and Information Studies

Bernadette Nowakowski
Director, Children and Young Adult Services
Chicago Public Libraries

More from the Essential Children’s Collection

Originally appeared in Poetry magazine.

This poem has learning resources.

This poem is good for children.

This poem has related video.

This poem has related audio.