Monday, April 2, 2012

Blogs About Poetry for Young People

There are a surprising number of blogs that feature poetry for young people on a regular basis. Blogs offer another resource for timely, chatty, and varied information. Several are written by poets themselves. Many more participate in the regular “Poetry Friday” celebration posting a poem or poetry-related items on Fridays. Here are some of the best, most consistent blogs featuring poetry for children and young adults.

The list begins:

Poetry for Children by Sylvia Vardell

Wild Rose Reader by Elaine Magliaro

The Miss Rumphius Effect by Tricia Stohr-Hunt

The Poem Farm by Amy Ludwig VanDerwater

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