Davies, Nicola. 2012. Outside Your Window: A First Book of Nature. Candlewick
Fleming, Denise. 2001. Pumpkin Eyes. Henry Holt & Co.
Florian, Douglas. 2012. UnBEElievables. Simon & Schuster.
George, Kristine O’Connell. 2011. Emma Dilemma: Big Sister Poems. Clarion Books.
_______________ 1998. Old Elm Speaks: Tree Poems. Clarion Books.
Hopkins, Lee Bennett. (ed) 2015. Jumping Off Library Shelves. WordSong Press.
Janeczko, Paul B. Firefly July.(ed) 2014. Candlewick Press.
Lewis, j. Patrick. (ed) 2015. Book of Nature Poetry. National Geographic.
_____________(ed) 2012. Book of Animal Poetry. National Geographic.
McKissack, Patricia C. 2008. Stitchin’ and Pullin’: A Gee’s Bend Quilt.
Paolilli, Paul & Dan Brewer. 2001. Silver Seeds. Penguin.
Salas, Laura Purdie. 2011. Books Speak! Poems About Books. Clarion Books.
Sidman, Joyce. 2014. Winter Bees and Other Poems of the Cold. Houghton
_____________2010. Ubiquitous: Celebrating Nature’s Survivors. Houghton
_____________2010. Dark Emperor and Other Poems of the Night. Houghton
Vanderwater, Amy Ludwig. 2016. Every Day Birds. Orchard Books.
_____________2013. Forest Has a Song. Clarion Books.
Vardell, Silvia & Janet Wong. (eds) 2015. The Poetry Friday Anthology for
Celebrations (Children's Edition): Holiday Poems for the Whole Year in
English and Spanish. Pomelo Books.
______________2013.The Poetry of Science: The Poetry Friday Anthology for
Science for Kids. Pomelo Books.
Worth, Valerie. 1994. All the Small Poems and Fourteen More. Farrar Straus Giroux.
Yolen, Jane. 2000. Color Me a Rhyme: Nature Poems for Young People. Boyds Mills
* See Mentor Texts: Teaching Writing Through Children’s Literature (Stenhouse Publishers, 2007) for additional poetry books and ideas for writing poetry. Tomorrow, thoughts about reading and writing poetry on this blog for National Poetry Month.