Poetry Books

Poetry Anthologies

The Random House Book of Poetry for Children
Sing a Song of Popcorn
For Laughing Out Loud: Poems to Tickle Your Funnybone
Big, Bad and a Little Bit Scary: Poems That Bite Back
A Child's Garden of Verses (Robert Louis Stevenson)
Scholastic ~ Poetry for Young People

Single Authors

Georgia Heard ~ Awakening the Heart
Ralph Fletcher ~ Poetry from the Inside Out.
Mary O'Neill ~ Hailstones and Halibut Bones
Eric Carle ~ Dragons, Dragons and Other Creatures that Never Were
Mary Ann Hoberman ~ You Read to Me, I'll Read to You
Hailstones and Halibut Bones
Sara Holbrook ~The Dog Ate My Homework
Jane Yolen ~ Color Me a Rhyme: Nature Poems for Young People

Marc Brown collections
Scared Silly!: A Halloween Book for the Brave
Read Aloud Rhymes for the Very Young.

David L. Harrison titles
The Alligator in the Closet
Somebody Catch My Homework
Farmer's Garden: Rhymes for Two Voices

Brod Bagert
Let Me Be the Boss: Poems for Kids to Perform
The Gooch Machine.

Picture books with poetry text

A Night in the Country


Poems With Metaphors

Mud is Cake by Pam Munoz Ryan
Cars at Play by Rick Walton
Gauchada by C. DrewLamm
Car Wash by Sandra Susan Steen
Owl Moon by Jane Yolen
And Here's To You by David Elliot
The Toughest Cowboy by Zachary Pullen
Alphathoughts by Lee Bennett Hopkins
The Ocean is by Kathleen W. Kranking
If Kisses Were Colors by Janet Lawler
Big Day on the River by Sarah Wilson
Willie Wins by Almira Astudillo Gilles
Mrs. Spitzer's Garden by Edith Pattou

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