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      Resources for teachers for teaching African American poetry.

    • photo courtesy of Wired

      Poetry can be a great way to connect with children. Why not, as Kenn Nesbitt suggests, slip some verses into your children’s lunchboxes to share a giggle or remind them that you’re thinking of them? To get you started, we’ve paired a few poems with momentous days of the school year.

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