National Poetry Month


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

Young Adult

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


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