The Poetry Teacher's Book of Lists. The book is a comprehensive resource stuffed full of poetry bibliographies and research based strategies for selecting and sharing poetry with young children. You can check out the Poetry Teacher's Book of Lists Blog here.
The book of lists is just one of Sylvia's publications. You can check out all of her other books here. She has a new book coming out in September. It is called Poetry Aloud Here 2. This book is a follow-up to Poetry Aloud Here, a resource for teachers, librarians, and parents who are looking to share poetry with children ages 5-12. The book lists popular poets for this age group, ways for children to become published poets, how to link poetry to the curriculum and how to encourage literature responses to poetry. You can pre-order Poetry Aloud Here 2 on Amazon now.
You may also want to check out another book Sylvia has set to come out soon - The Poetry Friday Anthology. It will feature a poem a week for grades K-5 along with curricular connections to the TEKS and common core standards. You can find out more about it here.
My goal this year is to include a lot more poetry readings and work with poems in my class. I am already planning a poetry picnic in April for National Poetry Month. This blog is going to make my job a lot easier!! So many resources... so little time...