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Start of Poetry Month 2020

Did you know that April is #NationalPoetryMonth? Throughout the month we'll be posting links and resources — start here with articles + recommendations from our recent archive....
      

Books mentioned in the April 2020 issue of Notes from the Horn Book

Five questions for Diana Murray and Zachariah OHora Goodnight, Veggies by Diana Murray, illus. by Zachariah OHora, Houghton. Preschool bedtime books Brown Baby Lullaby by Tameka Fryer Brown, illus. by AG Ford, Farrar. I’m Brave! I’m Strong! I’m Five! by Cari Best, illus. by Boris Kulikov, Ferguson/Holiday. Bedtime for Sweet...
      

National Poetry Month 2020

This April, enjoy poetry with middle-graders — and find more for all ages on hbook.com. Up Verses Down: Poems, Paintings, and Serious Nonsense by Calef Brown; illus. by the author Primary, Intermediate    Ottaviano/Holt    80 pp. 6/19    978-0-8050-9929-4    $19.99 Brown (Soup for Breakfast, rev. 3/09; Hypnotize a Tiger, rev. 3/15) presents...
      

April 2019 Horn Book Herald: Spring News: National Poetry Month

• Five Questions for Margarita Engle• "How I Discovered YA Poetry" by Marilyn Nelson• What Makes Good Poetry? e-newsletter• Roger Talks with Andrea Davis Pinkney (video) and with Nikki Giovanni and Ashley Bryan• Be "the Hero and the Author" of Your Story: Elizabeth Acevedo at Simmons University• Recommended Poetry Titles...
      

Happy National Poetry Month 2019!

April is National Poetry Month. These illustrated collections for primary and intermediate readers show the variety of forms poetry can take (hello, riddle-ku!) and topics it can cover — from melting snowmen to creativity-unlocking pencils and more. For more on poetry from The Horn Book, see the tags National Poetry...
      

April 2018 Horn Book Herald: Spring News: Poetry Month

• Five Questions for Young People's Poet Laureate Margarita Engle• The Power of Poetry (from Notes from the Horn Book), National Poetry Month 2018 (from Nonfiction Notes from the Horn Book), and Poetry Reviews of the Week• How I Discovered YA Poetry by Marilyn Nelson• Haiku: A Small Poem with...
      

The power of poetry

April is National Poetry Month! The following books show how poetry can combine with illustrations to express all kinds of feelings, from love to uncertainty to pride in one's heritage. For more, click the tag poetry and see our upcoming Horn Book Herald: Spring News e-newsletter, featuring our Five Questions...
      

National Poetry Month 2018

Alexander, Kwame  Animal Ark: Celebrating Our Wild World in Poetry and PicturesGr. K–3     48 pp.     National GeographicPhotographs by Joel Sartore. With Mary Rand Hess and Deanna Nikaido. Striking, detailed photographs of animals appear against black or white backgrounds as descriptive, sometimes metaphorical text plays loosely with the haiku form. Word...
      

Poem in Your Pocket Day 2017

Today is Poem in Your Pocket Day — part of the National Poetry Month celebration. Here are two favorite poems, tucked into the pockets of Horn Bookers Shoshana and Katie: Shoshana's pocket poem: "Invitation" by Shel Silverstein Katie's pocket poem: "The Journey" by Mary OliverEditor in chief Roger Sutton says...
      

Poetry Month

Anyone 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...

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