National Poetry Month


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Obit : Poems by Chang, Victoria
Vulnerable AF : poems by Ball, Tarriona
Returning the sword to the stone by Leidner, Mark
When the light of the world was subdued, our songs came through : a Norton Anthology of Native Nations poetry by Harjo, Joy.
The new one : painfully true stories from a reluctant dad by Birbiglia, Mike
Devotions : the selected poems of Mary Oliver by Oliver, Mary
Home body by Kaur, Rupi
Goldenrod : poems by Smith, Maggie
How to fly (in ten thousand easy lessons) : poetry by Kingsolver, Barbara
Snow approaching on the Hudson : poems by Kleinzahler, August
Citizen : an American lyric by Rankine, Claudia
The princess saves herself in this one by Lovelace, Amanda.
Some things I still can
Border lines : poems of migration by
Say her name by Elliott, Zetta
Committed to memory: 100 best poems to memorize by
Ordinary light : a memoir by Smith, Tracy K.
If they come for us : poems by Asghar, Fatimah
Call us what we carry : poems by Gorman, Amanda
Good bones by Smith, Maggie
Purgatorio by Dante Alighieri
Postcolonial love poem by Diaz, Natalie
Heart talk : poetic wisdom for a better life by Wade, Cleo.
The tradition by Brown, Jericho
Milk and honey by Kaur, Rupi
You better be lightning by Gibson, Andrea  (Poet)
Long way down by Reynolds, Jason
African American poetry : 250 years of struggle & song by
Dearly : new poems by Atwood, Margaret
Poet warrior : a memoir by Harjo, Joy
The hill we climb : an inaugural poem for the country by Gorman, Amanda
Night sky with exit wounds by Vuong, Ocean
All dogs are good : poems and memories by Peppernell, Courtney.
Homie : poems by Smith, Danez
The flame : poems, notebooks, lyrics, drawings by Cohen, Leonard

Young Adult

Across the rainbow bridge : stories of Norse gods and humans by Crossley-Holland, Kevin.
Shout by Anderson, Laurie Halse
Crossover by Alexander, Kwame
Bronx masquerade by Grimes, Nikki.
Red hot salsa : bilingual poems on being young and Latino in the United States by
Crank by Hopkins, Ellen.
Home is not a country by Elhillo, Safia
Every body looking by Iloh, Candice.
Poisoned apples : poems for you, my pretty by Heppermann, Christine
Here in Harlem : poems in many voices by Myers, Walter Dean
Clap when you land by Acevedo, Elizabeth
The Black Flamingo by Atta, Dean
Punching the air by Zoboi, Ibi Aanu


Like a dandelion by Lee, Huy Voun
For every one by Reynolds, Jason
Niños : poems for the lost children of Chile by Ferrada, María José
Ancestor approved : intertribal stories for kids by
Where the sidewalk ends : the poems & drawings of Shel Silverstein. by Silverstein, Shel
Other words for home by Warga, Jasmine
The Arabic quilt : an immigrant story by Khalil, Aya
Lullaby : for a black mother by Hughes, Langston
Hello, Earth! : poems to our planet by Sidman, Joyce
The dirt book : poems about animals that live beneath our feet by Harrison, David L.
Star child : a biographical constellation of Octavia Estelle Butler by Zoboi, Ibi Aanu
Poem in my pocket by Tougas, Chris.
Rebound by Alexander, Kwame
They only see the outside : poems by Dakos, Kalli
Everything comes next : collected and new poems by Nye, Naomi Shihab
Woke : a young poet
Legacy : women poets of the Harlem Renaissance by Grimes, Nikki
Brown girl dreaming by Woodson, Jacqueline.
Dreams from many rivers : a Hispanic history of the United States told in poems by Engle, Margarita
Love that dog by Creech, Sharon.
When we were very young by Milne, A. A.
Inside out & back again by Lai, Thanhha.
No voice too small : fourteen young Americans making history by Metcalf, Lindsay H editor
The last straw: kids vs. plastics by Hood, Susan
Sweet people are everywhere by Walker, Alice