National Poetry Month


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

Young Adult

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


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