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Poetry for Children

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Welcome to my site!  This site was created by Amy Nolan, a graduate student in the School of Library and Information Studies at Texas Woman's University while enrolled in Dr. Sylvia Vardell's Poetry for Children course (LS 5903.23) in the summer of 2005.
Check back regularly for updates if you are interested in poetry and related activities geared to children and young adults.

Authors of POETRY for children:
David McCord
Aileen Fisher
Karla Kuskin
Myra Cohn Livingston
Eve Merriam
John Ciardi
Lilian Moore
Arnold Adoff
Valerie Worth
Barbara Esbensen
Eloise Greenfield
X.J. Kennedy
Shel Silverstein
Jack Prelutsky
Douglas Florian
Lee Bennett Hopkins
J. Patrick Lewis
Rebecca Kai Dotlich
Sara Holbrook
David Harrison
Kalli Dakos
Kristine O'Connell George
Alice Shertle
Nikki Grimes
Gary Soto
Janet Wong
Pat Mora
Mel Glenn
Paul Janeczko
Mel Glenn
Naomi Shihab Nye
Joan Bransfield Graham
Brod Bagert
Francisco X. Alarcon
Maryann Hoberman
Source: Dr. Sylvia Vardell's syllabus for the Children's Poetry course (LS 5903.23) at Texas Woman's University in Denton, Texas (summer 2005).

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The poet Brod Bagert who has published poetry books for both children and adults is the focus of my Poet Study project which is featured on this site.  Just click on the Poet Study link at the top of this screen to learn more about Mr. Bagert   Don't miss it!

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Traditional poets admired by the site designer:

William Blake, Emily Dickinson, Walt Whitman, William Wordsworth, Robert Frost

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