Essay on Children's Poetry

Essential Children's Collection: Poetry Written by Children

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

POETRY WRITTEN BY CHILDREN

Lyne, Sandford, ed. Ten-Second Rainshowers: Poems by Young People. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1996.

Nye, Naomi Shihab, ed. Salting the Ocean: 100 Poems by Young Poets. New York: Greenwillow, 2000.


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

Anthologies
Contemporary Poetry
Classic Poetry
Out-of-Print Poetry
Poetry Books with Audio
Poetry Written by Children
Research

Originally Published: January 1st, 2006
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