Shelf Help April 2021
April is National Poetry Month. To celebrate, we have three books on poetry for children. Read these and you will be writing your own poetry in no time.
This is a beautiful, poetic story that celebrates and personalizes each shade of brown skin within a family. Endearing illustrations sweetly reflect the author’s words and will melt your heart as you see the uniqueness within each person.
A Hatful of Dragons is the perfect book to teach kids about poetry. It has a lot of hilarious poems and zany illustrations that will have everyone laughing out loud and rhyming all day long.
Enjoy poems from popular poets and musicians in this anthology. This book includes a CD so children can hear the connection between poetry and music. Some of the artists featured include Queen Latifah, Kanye West, Langston Hughes, Maya Angelou and many others.