APRIL
National Poetry Month


Guest Blog: Use Technology, Collaboration, and Creativity to Inspire Students for Poetry Month
http://www.edutopia.org/technology-collaboration-poetry-month-gail-desler



Poetry Bookmarks


Poetry Bookmarks for Sale

Highsmith still sells a set of 4 poetry bookmarks (http://www.highsmith.com/search/bookmarks/)
  1. Limerick
  2. Couplet
  3. Acrostic
  4. haiku

Links


Project Ideas

YALSA BK of Stories told in verse

  • After the Death of Anna Gonzales by Terri Fields
  • Aleutian Sparrow by Karen Hesse
  • Amiri & Odette by Walter Dean Myers
  • Beanball by Gene Fahler
  • Becoming Billie Holiday by Carole Boston Weatherford
  • Becoming Joe Dimaggio by Maria Testa
  • The Braid by Helen Frost
  • The Brimstone Journals by Ron Koertge
  • Bronx Masquerade by Nikki Grimes
  • Burned by Ellen Hopkins
  • Carver: a life in poems by Marilyn Nelson
  • CrashBoomLove: A Novel in Verse by Juan Felipe Herrera
  • Escaping Tornado Season: A Story in Poems by Julie Williams
  • Far From You by Lisa Schroeder
  • Foreign Exchange, A Mystery in Poems by Mel Glenn
  • Frenchtown Summer by Robert Cormier
  • The Geography of Girlhood by Kirstin Smith
  • Girl Coming in for a Landing: a novel in poems by April Halprin Wayland
  • Glass by Ellen Hopkins
  • God Went to Beauty School by Cynthia Rylant
  • Hate That Cat by Sharon Creech
  • Heartbeat by Sharon Creech
  • The House that Crack Built by Clark Taylor
  • Identical by Ellen Hopkins
  • Jump Ball: A Basketball Season in Poems by Mel Glenn
  • Keesha's House by Helen Frost
  • Learning to Swim: A Memoir by Ann Turner
  • A Lion's Hunger: Poems of First Love by Ann Warren Turner
  • Locomotion by Jacqueline Woodson
  • Loose Threads by Lorie Ann Grover
  • Love That Dog by Sharon Creech
  • Make Lemonade by Virginia Euwer Wolff
  • My Friend's Got This Problem, Mr. Candler by Mel Glenn
  • One of Those Hideous Books Where the Mother Dies by Sonya Sones
  • One Night by Margaret Wild
  • Out of the Dust by Karen Heese
  • Reaching for Sun by Tracie Vaughn Zimmer
  • The Realm of Possibility by David Levithan
  • Running Back to Ludie by Angela Johnson
  • Shakespeare Bats Cleanup by Ron Koertge
  • Shark girl by Kelly Bingham
  • Sister Slam and the Poetic Motormouth Road Trip by Linda Oatman High
  • Soda Jerk by Cynthia Rylant
  • Sold by Patricia McCormick
  • Song of the Sparrow by Lisa Ann Sandell
  • Soul Moon Soup by Lindsay Lee Johnson
  • Splintering by Eireann Corrigan
  • Split Image by Mel Glenn
  • Stardust 'Otel by Paul Janeczo
  • Stop Pretending: What Happened When My Big Sister Went Crazy by Sonia Sones
  • Street Love by Walter Dean Myers
  • The Taking of Room 114: A Hostage Drama in Poems by Mel Glenn
  • Things Left Unsaid: A Novel in Poems by Stephanie Hemphill
  • Trash by Sharron Darrow
  • True Believer by Virginia Euwer Wolff
  • The Voyage of the Arctic Tern by Hugh Montgomery
  • Walking on glass by Alma Fullerton
  • The Way a Door Closes by Hope Anita Smith illustrated by Shane W. Evans
  • The Weight of the Sky by Lisa Ann Sandell
  • What is Goodbye by Nikki Grimes
  • What my Girlfriend Doesn't Know by Sonya Sones
  • What My Mother Doesn't Know by Sonya Sones
  • Who Killed Mr. Chippendale? A Mystery in Poems by Mel Glenn
  • The Wolf by Steven Herrick
  • Worlds Afire by Paul Janeczko
  • Yellow Star by Jennifer Roy
  • You Remind Me of You by Eireann Corrigan
  • Your own, Sylvia : a verse portrait of Sylvia Plath by Stephanie Hemphill