I Second that Emotion: Sharing Children’s and Young Adult Poetry: a 21st Century Resource Guide for Teachers and Librarians
Richie Partington; Hi Willow Research and Publishing; ISBN 978-1-933170-55-8; $28.00
I Second That Emotion is an entertaining guide for teachers and librarians who want to really bring poetry to young people. The author provides a series of steps for becoming an expert on children's and young adult poetry, and a great variety of ideas on sharing poetry with young people all year long. Included are extensive appendices, including listings of books of poetry currently used in summer reading programs; an exploration of how poetry is incorporated into various states' standards; poetry resources for preschoolers; and information on over 500 American and British authors of poetry books for children and young adults.