National Poetry Month


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

Young Adult

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


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