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Poetry Month

dear poetAnyone who is Facebook friends with Roger Sutton knows about his abiding love for poetry; he posts a poem and accompanying photograph nearly every day. Here’s The Horn Book’s answer to the question “What Makes Good Poetry?”

From the Editor: “Treat a poem like a picture book: read it, read it again, read it aloud, look at it.”
Five Questions for Joyce Sidman
• Recommended Poetry: Preschool and Primary; Intermediate; Young Adult
An Open Letter for National Poetry Month: “Dear Mr. Silverstein, dear Ms. Goose, dear Mr. Prelutsky, dear Dr. Seuss…”
Poem in Your Pocket Day 2017
Roses Are Red and Poems Don’t Have to Rhyme by Junior Library Guild’s Deborah B. Ford

From the April 2017 Spring News edition of The Horn Book Herald.

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