Friends and friendship are such an important part of childhood and growing up. Many poetry books focus on this topic, including the following.
The list begins:
Cheng, Andrea. 2008. Where the Steps Were. Honesdale, PA: Boyds Mills/Wordsong.
Glenn, Mel. 1991. My Friend’s Got This Problem, Mr. Candler: High School Poems. New York: Clarion.
Greenfield, Eloise. 2006. The Friendly Four. Ill. by Jan Spivey Gilchrist. New York: HarperCollins.
Grimes, Nikki. 1994. Meet Danitra Brown. New York: Lothrop, Lee & Shepard.
Herrick, Steven. 2008. Naked Bunyip Dancing. Honesdale, PA: Boyds Mills/Wordsong.
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