Poetry People : A Practical Guide to Children's Poets

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2007-06-30
  • Publisher: Libraries Unltd Inc

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Dr. Sylvia Vardell's new children's poetry reference book provides a comprehensive introduction to more than 60 contemporary young people's poets. Focusing primarily on those who are still actively writing today, the author includes poets appropriate for young children through young adults. There is one entry for each poet featuring brief biographical information, highlighting selected poetry books they've authored, showcasing any awards won, noting related web sites, and providing suggestions for making connections (programming ideas, related books and activities).

Author Biography

Sylvia M. Vardell is currently Professor at Texas Woman's University in the School of Library and Information Studies.

Table of Contents

The Poet Profiles Arnold Adoff Francisco X. Alarcon Kathi Appelt Brod Bagert Calef Brown Deborah Chandra John Ciardi Kalli Dakos Rebecca Kai Dotlich Barbara Esbensen Aileen Fisher Paul Fleischman Ralph Fletcher Douglas Florian Betsy Francom Helen Frost Kristine O'Connell George Nikki Giovanni Joan Bransfield Graham Eloise Greenfield Nikki Grimes Monica Gunning Avis Harley David Harrison Georgia Heard Juan Felipe Herrera Anna Grossnickle Hines Mary Ann Hoberman Sara Holbrook Lee Bennett Hopkins Paul Janeczko Alan Katz Bobbi Katz X. J. Kennedy Karla Kuskin Dennis Lee Constance Levy J. Patrick Lewis Myra Cohn Livingston Michio Mado David McCord Eve Merriam Lillian Moore Pat Mora Lillian Morrison Kenn Nesbitt Naomi Shihab Nye Mary O'Neill Jose-Luis Orozco Jack Prelutsky Alice Schertle Carol Diggory Shields Joyce Sidman Diane Siebert Shel Silverstein Charles R. Smith Jr. Gary Soto Joyce Carol Thomas Judith Viorst Carole Boston Weatherford Nancy Willard Janet Wong Valerie Worth Jane Yolen More Poets Awards for Poetry for Young People Calendar of Poet Birthdays Poet Promotion Activities How to Share Poetry Poet Biographies, Autobiographies and Memoirs Popular Poetry Web Sites Poetry Anthologies Poems About Libraries and Reading Poetry Practices Checklist
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