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For the month of April, we encourage you to read some poetry! We have a list of books to recommend anyone with children. Whether you would like to pick something up to read yourself, or something to read to your children, this list is the best place to start.
- The Wisdom of Trees: How Trees Work Together to Form a Natural Kingdom by Lita Judge
- The Dirt Book: Poems About Animals That Live Beneath Our Feet by David L. Harrison and Kate Cosgrove
- The Proper Way to Meet a Hedgehog and Other How-To Poems by Paul B. Janeczko and Richard Jones
- Change Sings: A Children’s Anthem by Amanda Gorman and Loren Long
- The 1619 Project: Born on the Water by Nikole Hannah-Jone and Renée Watson
- Delicious!: Poems Celebrating Street Food around the World by Julie Larios and Julie Paschkis
- Hard-Boiled Bugs for Breakfast: And Other Tasty Poems by Jack Prelutsky and Ruth Chan
- No Voice Too Small: Fourteen Young Americans Making History by Lindsay H. Metcalf and Keila V. Dawson
- Dictionary for a Better World: Poems, Quotes, and Anecdotes from A to Z by Irene Latham and Charles Waters
- Samira Surfs by Rukhsanna Guidroz
- Starfish by Lisa Fipps
- Rebound by Kwame Alexander