One Minute Till Bedtime

21st Sep 2016

It’s time for tuck-in, and your little one wants just one more moment with you–so fill it with something that will feed the imagination, fuel a love of reading, and send them off to sleep in a snap. Reach for a one-minute poem!

Former Children’s Poet Laureate Kenn Nesbitt presents a blockbuster collection of all-new poetry illustrated by award-winning artist Christoph Niemann. (Little, Brown, 2016)

“A dreamy collection of bedtime poems and witty illustrations that’s anything but sleepy.”―Kirkus Reviews, starred review

Two of my poems are featured: “Snow Angels” and “Time for Bed.”

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The Poetry Friday Anthology for Celebrations in English and Spanish

18th Aug 2015

In this book, you’ll find twelve special celebrations for each month and twelve poems for “Birthdays & Baby Days” – so get ready to have a poetry party! All poems are printed in both English and Spanish. If you like hats, or pets, or getting letters, or riding your bike, or eating cookies, or solving puzzles, or reading, or playing video games all day long . . . you’ll find a bunch of days to celebrate. Plus poems for Valentine’s Day, Halloween, Thanksgiving, and more!

To learn more about the poems in this anthology, visit www.poetrycelebrations.com

Two of my poems, “Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss” and “A Day to Honor Fathers” are featured.

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The Poetry Friday Anthology for Science

21st Sep 2016

“A collection of the best science poetry ever written for children – with a twist.” NSTA Recommended Book. Compiled by Professor Sylvia Vardell and Poet Janet Wong, the book features 248 poems about a variety of science topics written by 78 award-winning poets. (Pomelo Books, 2014)

Two of my poems are featured: “Tornado” and “Seeking Proof”.

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The Poetry Friday Anthology for Middle School

21st Sep 2016

Poems compiled for this anthology by Professor Sylvia Vardell and Poet Janet Wong include examples of many techniques, forms, and elements—rhyme, repetition, and rhythm; metaphor and simile; personification; onomatopoeia; hyperbole; dramatic irony; and different poetic formats, including haiku, sonnet, and reverse. (Pomelo Books, (2013)

“Find a place for this book on your desk since you’ll be turning to it time and time again. You may even want two copies, one for your students and one for your own use.” Review of The Poetry Friday Anthology K-5 Edition in IRA’s Reading Today.

My poem: “Night Light” is featured.

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The Poetry Friday Anthology

21st Sep 2016

The Poetry Friday Anthology by Sylvia Vardell and Janet Wong offers a set of 36 poems for each grade level, K-5 (a poem-a-week for the 9 months of the typical school year). Drawing on decades of experience in classrooms all over the world as well as volumes of academic research and writing, this book presents activities that are poem-specific, skill-based, developmentally appropriate for each weekly poem—and that connect to the Common Core standards for poetry instruction. (Pomelo Books, 2012).

My poem “Summer Showers” is featured.

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