Poetry Friday: “Broadway Moon” from A Full Moon is Rising

Author Marilyn Singer shares one of her favorite poems from A FULL MOON IS RISING for National Poetry Month and Poetry Friday.

Three Ways to Teach Etched In Clay by Andrea Cheng

Literacy specialist, Jill Eisenberg, provides three ways to use Etched In Clay in the classroom. Etched in Clay is a powerful book for a unit on poetry, author’s artistic and literary choices, American slavery, and more.

Poetry Friday: “A Poem!” from Etched In Clay

Author Andrea Cheng shares one of her favorite poems from ETCHED IN CLAY for National Poetry Month and Poetry Friday.

Andrea Cheng on Writing Biography in Verse

To celebrate National Poetry Month, Andrea Cheng shares why she chose to tell the story of Dave the Potter in verse.

Poetry Friday: Tony Medina on Pablo Neruda’s “To Wash a Child”

Poet and Howard University Professor Tony Medina shares thoughts on his favorite poem, Pablo Neruda’s “To Wash a Child”

Poetry Friday: Marilyn Singer’s Favorite Poems

Poet Marilyn Singer shares a few of her favorite poems for National Poetry Month.

Poetry Friday: Lee Bennett Hopkins’ favorite poem

Lee Bennett Hopkins, poet and anthologist, shares his favorite poem with us for National Poetry Month (April).

Poetry Friday: What is a haiku?

What are haiku? Author Matthew Gollub explains what defines the haiku poetry form.