April is National Poetry Month
The Children’s Book Council team is always reading and we’re always up for sharing the interesting books some of us love to dive into. Since April is National Poetry Month, we are sharing both our favorite individual poems and poetry books. Join us in celebrating National Poetry Month and let us know on social media what you’re reading this April!
Thirty Talks Weird Love by Alessandra Narvaez Varela (Cinco Puntos Press)
Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening by Robert Frost (Poem on PoetryFoundation)
Poema 20 de Pablo Neruda (en español) (Poem on Miguel de Cervantes Virtual Library)
When You Are Old by William Butler Yeats (Poem on PoetryFoundation)
Her Kind by Anne Sexton (Poem on PoetryFoundation)
Crush by Richard Siken (Yale University Press)
all of it is you. by Nico Tortorella (Crown Archetype / Penguin Random House)
Home Body by Rupi Kaur (Andrew McMeel Publishing)
Meet Danita Brown by Nikki Grimes, illus. Floyd Cooper (Scholastic)
Trout Fishing in America by Richard Brautigan (HarperCollins)
All of Us by Raymond Carver (Penguin Random House)
(“if up’s the word…”) by e.e. cummings (Poem on Poetry Foundation)
Happy National Poetry Month!
List compiled by CBC’s resident holiday expert, Sommer Wissner. Check out the CBC Holiday Series on our blog.