National Poetry Month


Long way down by Reynolds, Jason
Obit : Poems by Chang, Victoria
The princess saves herself in this one by Lovelace, Amanda.
All dogs are good : poems and memories by Peppernell, Courtney.
Good bones by Smith, Maggie
Heart talk : poetic wisdom for a better life by Wade, Cleo.
Vulnerable AF : poems by Ball, Tarriona
Poet warrior : a memoir by Harjo, Joy
You better be lightning by Gibson, Andrea  (Poet)
How to fly (in ten thousand easy lessons) : poetry by Kingsolver, Barbara
If they come for us : poems by Asghar, Fatimah
The new one : painfully true stories from a reluctant dad by Birbiglia, Mike
Devotions : the selected poems of Mary Oliver by Oliver, Mary
Call us what we carry : poems by Gorman, Amanda
Committed to memory: 100 best poems to memorize by
The tradition by Brown, Jericho
When the light of the world was subdued, our songs came through : a Norton Anthology of Native Nations poetry by Harjo, Joy.
Returning the sword to the stone by Leidner, Mark
African American poetry : 250 years of struggle & song by
Homie : poems by Smith, Danez
Citizen : an American lyric by Rankine, Claudia
Night sky with exit wounds by Vuong, Ocean
Some things I still can't tell you : poems by Collins, Misha.
Say her name by Elliott, Zetta
Dearly : new poems by Atwood, Margaret
You don't have to be everything : poems for girls becoming themselves by Whitney, Diana.
The flame : poems, notebooks, lyrics, drawings by Cohen, Leonard
Purgatorio by Dante Alighieri
Postcolonial love poem by Diaz, Natalie
Border lines : poems of migration by
Goldenrod : poems by Smith, Maggie
Milk and honey by Kaur, Rupi
Home body by Kaur, Rupi
The hill we climb : an inaugural poem for the country by Gorman, Amanda
Snow approaching on the Hudson : poems by Kleinzahler, August
Ordinary light : a memoir by Smith, Tracy K.

Young Adult

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


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