Tea with Cherries

In this Reading Rockets interview, children’s poet laureate Mary Ann Hoberman discusses growing up in the Northeast, the inspiring language and conversation of her childhood, and how her family experiences continue to surface in her work. Reading Rockets, an initiative of WETA, is a multimedia project offering information on how young kids learn to read, why so many struggle, and how caring adults can help. 3:01

Children's Poet Laureate Presents

The Children's Poet Laureate Presents series features Mary Ann Hoberman, children's poet laureate, reading from her own work, as well as from favorite collections of classic children's poetry.


Originally appeared in Poetry magazine.

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