Poetry Reviews For All Ages

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Poetry plays a vital role in the world of children’s literature. It gives children a sense of rhythm and sound, and it can make simple concepts interesting. Often it is funny and engaging, a clever use of language making the poetry entertaining and unique. Below you will find some poetry collections for readers of all ages. More books written in rhyme and other poetry forms can be found in the other review sections.

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Bravo!: Poems About Amazing Hispanics

Bravo!: Poems About Amazing Hispanics

Margarita Engle
Illustrator:  Rafael Lopez 
Poetry nonfiction picture book
For ages 6 to 8
Henry Holt and Co. , 2017   ISBN: 978-0805098761
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Crossing

Crossing

Philip Booth
Illustrator:   Bagram Ibatoulline 
Poetry Picture Book
For ages 5 and up
Candlewick, 2013   ISBN: 978-0763666644
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K is for Kindergarten

K is for Kindergarten

Erin Dealey
Illustrator:  Joseph Cowman 
Poetry and Nonfiction Picture Book  Series
For ages
Sleeping Bear Press, 2017   ISBN: 978-1585369959
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Read, Read, Read!

Read, Read, Read!

Amy Ludwig Vanderwater
Illustrator:  Ryan O'Rourke 
Poetry Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
WordSong, 2017   ISBN: 978-1590789759
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The Lorax

The Lorax

Dr. Seuss
Poetry Picture Book
For ages 5 and up
Random House, 1999   ISBN: 0394823370
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Won Ton: A Cat Tale Told in Haiku

Won Ton: A Cat Tale Told in Haiku

Lee Wardlaw
Illustrator:  Eugene Yelchin 
Poetry Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Henry Holt and Co. , 2011   ISBN: 978-0805089950
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You Can Fly: The Tuskegee Airmen

You Can Fly: The Tuskegee Airmen

Carole Boston Weatherford
Illustrator:  Jeffery Boston Weatherford 
Poetry
For ages 9 to 12
Simon and Schuster, 2016   ISBN: 978-1481449380
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