April is National Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month.  National Poetry Month was started in 1996 by the Academy of American Poets to celebrate and promote the reading of poetry in all forms.  Poems come in all shapes and sizes.  Poems can be long or short,  happy or sad.  A poem can make you laugh or make you cry, sometimes  both at the same time.  Check out one of these wonderful poetry books and celebrate poetry all month long!

-Miss Chris

My Dog May Be a Genius: Poems
by Jack Prelutsky

Poems Have Roots: New Poems
by Lilian Moore

Weird Pet Poems
by Dilys Evans

A School Year of Poems: 180 Favorites from Highlights

American Sports Poems
selected by R. R. Knudson and May Swenson

Poems Go Clang: A Collection of Noisy Verse
illustrated by Debi Gliori

Once I Ate a Pie
by Patricia MacLachlan and Emily MacLachlan Charest

There is a Flower at the Tip of My Nose Smelling Me
by Alice Walker

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