Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Children’s Choices Poetry Picks

Here you’ll find recommendations of books that children themselves have chosen as some of their favorites based on the nation-wide Children’s Choices project cosponsored annually by the International Reading Association and the Children’s Book Council. Each year, approximately 10,000 children ages 5 to 13 from different regions of the United States choose 100 favorites. Here are the POETRY titles children chose as their favorites for 2001-2011 (in the age/grade categories that appear on the lists).

The list begins:

Advanced Readers (Grades 5-6)
Seibold, J. Otto. 2010. Other Goose: Re-Nurseried!! and Re-Rhymed!! Children’s Classics. San Francisco: Chronicle.

Young Readers (Grades 3-4)
Shange, Ntozake, 2009. Coretta Scott. Ill. by Kadir Nelson. New York: HarperCollins.

Beginning Readers (Grades K-2)
Bateman, Donna. 2007. Deep in the Swamp. Watertown, MA: Charlesbridge.

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