Celebrate National Poetry Month with Kids

March is National Poetry Month.  The rhythm and rhyme of poetry is a fun way to improve language skills and learn new vocabulary. Starting early with nursery rhymes will help children become better readers and learn to love reading.

Here are some great new finds and some old favorites to pick up on your next library visit: 

Poetry for Kids:  Robert Frost

A Stick Is An Excellent Thing

A Pizza the Size of the Sun

Poetry for Kids:  William Shakespeare

A Light in the Attic

Lemonade, and Other Poems Squeezed From A Single Word

It's Raining Pigs & Noodles

Poetry for Kids: Emily Dickinson

My Hippo Has the Hiccups

Rutherford B., Who Was He?

The Bill Martin Jr. Big Book of Poetry

Poetry for Kids: Walt Whitman

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