Links

Resources:

Poetry.org – Poetry Links and Resources
A new poem every day, along with poetry news, archives, and more.

Basic Literary Terms (elementary) flashcards | Quizlet
Simple definitions of poetry terms taught in elementary education.

Examples of Literary Terms for Kids
Lots of concrete examples kids will understand.

With A Little Help from Dr. Angelou
Resources for teachers for teaching African American poetry.

Emily Reads
Clever blog of book reviews, all written in haiku.

Theme Poems – ReadWriteThink
In this online tool, elementary students can write poems based on shapes from five different categories: Nature, School, Sports, Celebrations, and Shapes. Within these categories, 32 different shapes are included.

Illustrators:

Jeffrey Ebbeler
Jeffrey Ebbeler illustrated The Twelve Days of Christmas in Ohio.

Jane Dyer: About the Author: HarperCollins Publishers
Jane Dyer will illustrate A Band of Babies.

Marty Husted Fine Art
Illustrated five of my books.

Tracey Campbell Pearson – Children’s Author and Illustrator
Tracey illustrated Tuck In Time.

Christina Wald :: Illustrator
Christina Wald illustrated Little Red Bat and Annie Jump Cannon, Astronomer.

Eugene Yelchin
Eugene Yelchin illustrated Seeds, Bees, Butterflies and More!

Sea Dog Press
Leslie Evans illustrated three of my books.