Books for Units of Study in Writer's Workshop


Poetry ~ preferably non rhyming for writing workshop

Love That Dog by Sharon Creech
Love to Langston by Tony Medina
Honey I Love by Elosie Greenfield
Something Permament by Cynthia Rylant
Cool Salsa edited by Lori M. Carlson (bilingual poermms on growing up Latino in
Neighborhood Odes by Gary Soto
The Place My Words are Looking For, selected by Paul B. Janeczko
A Fire in My Hands by Gary Soto
Life Doesn't Frighten Me by Maya Angelo
What Hve You Lost? selected by Naomi S. Nye
This Same Sky selected by Naomi S. Nye
The Dreamkeeper by Langston Hughes
Amber was Brave, Essie was Smart by Vera B. Williams
All You Need` for a Snowman by Alice Schertle
And You are a Kenyan Child by Kelly Cunnane
The Hummingbirds Nest Journal of Poems by Kristine O'Connel George

Katie Wood Ray's book Study Driven, p. 206-208 has a huge list of poetry that is broken down into genre.

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