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Poetry for Children


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Adoff, Arnold.  My Black Me:  A Beginning Book of Black Poetry.  New York:
     Dutton Children's Books, 1974.
Allison, Alexander et al.  The Norton Anthology of Poetry.  New York:  W. W.
     Norton & Company Inc., 1975.
Bagert, Brod.  Chicken Socks and Other Contagious Poems.  Honesdale, PA:
     Boyds Mills Press, 1993.
Bagert, Brod.  Elephant Games and Other Playful Poems to Perform.  Honesdale,
     PA:  Boyds Mills Press, 1995.
Bagert, Brod.  Giant Children.  New York:  Dial Books, 2002.
Bagert, Brod.  The Gooch Machine:  Poems for Children to Perform.   
     Honesdale, PA:  Boyds Mills Press, 1997.
Bagert, Brod.  Let Me Be the Boss:  Poems for Kids to Perform.
     Honesdale, PA:  Boyds Mills Press, 1992.
Bagert, Brod, ed.  Poetry for Young People:  Edgar Allan Poe.  New York:
     Sterling Publishing Co., 1995. 
Bagert, Brod.  Rainbows, Head Lice, and Pea-Green Tile.  Gainsville, FL:  Maupin
     House, 1999.
Bruchac, Joseph.  The Earth Under Sky Bear's Feet.  New York:  Philomel
     Books, 1995.
Crow, Sheryl.  "Strong Enough." Tuesday Night Music Club CD.  Hollywood, CA:
     A & M Records Inc., 1993.
Cullinan, Bernice, ed.  A Jar of Tiny Stars. Honesdale, PA:  Boyd Mills Press,
Erickson, Paul.  Daily Life on a Southern Plantation 1853.  New York:  Puffin
     Books, 1997.
Florian, Douglas.  Autumblings.  China:  Greenwillow Books, 2003.
Florian, Douglas.  Bing Bang Boing.  New York:  Penguin Books, 1994.
Greenwood, Barbara.  A Pioneer Thanksgiving:  A Story of Harvest Celebrations
     in 1841.  Toronto Ontario, Canada:  Kids Can Press, 1999.
Harmon, William, ed.  The Top 500 Poems.  New York:  Columbia University
     Press, 1992.
Heard, Georgia, ed.  This Place I Know:  Poems of Comfort.  Cambridge,
     Mass.:  Candelwick Press, 2002.
Heller, Ruth.  Behind the Mask:  A Book About Prepositions.  New York: 
     The Putnam & Grosset Group, 1995.
Hile, Kevin ed.  "Brod Bagert" in Something About the Author, Vol. 80.  Detroit,
     MI:  Gale Research Inc., 1995.
Hopkins, Lee B.  Good Rhymes, Good Times.  New York:  HaperCollins, 1995.
Igus, Toyomi.  I See the Rhythm.  San Francisco:  Children's Book Press, 1998.
Levin, Jonathan ed.  Walt Whitman:  Poetry for Young People.  New York,
     Sterling Publishing Co., 1997.
McConnaughy, Holly P, ed.  Favorite Poems for Children.  New York:  Barnes
     and Noble Books, 1993.
Niven, David.  The 100 Simple Secrets of Happy People.  New York:  Harper
     Collins, 2001.
Nye, Naomi Shihab.  19 Varieties of Gazelle:  Poems of the Middle East.  New
     York:  HarperCollins, 2002.
Prelutsky, Jack.  A Pizza the Size of the Sun.  New York:  Greenwillow Books,
The Real Mother Goose Touch & Feel Book.  New York: Scholastic, 2001.
Silverstein, Shel.  Falling Up.  New York:  HarperCollins, 1996.
Soto, Gary.  Canto Familiar.  San Diego:  Harcourt Brace & Company,  
Viorst, Judith.  If I Were In Charge of the World and other worries.  New York: 
     MacMillan, 1981. 
Wong, Janet.  Good Luck Gold and Other Poems.  New York:  Macmillan
     Publishing Co., 1994.
Wong, Janet.  Night Garden:  Poems from the World of Dreams.  New York:     
     Simon & Schuster, 2000.

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