UPDATED! Poetry: A 30 Day Feast

Happy National Poetry Month! In kicking off his annual 30 Poets/30 Days event, Greg Pincus shows us that poets are all around us with Mary Lee Hahn’s poem, Green Door. If you know that she is co-blogger of A Year of Reading with Franki Sibbeson, then you probably know she coordinates Poetry Friday for the blogosphere. So what’s 30 Poets/30 Days? Here’s what Greg says: Each day of the month, I’ll post a previously unpublished poem by a different poet. I’ve seen a lot of the poetry already, and I can safely say it’s gonna be a great month. Have you seen Greg’s lineup of poets? As much as I love playing with words and encouraging others to do the same, I am not … Read more

Children’s Literacy and Reading News Roundup – Early April Edition

Jen Robinson has a jam-packed Roundup with literacy and reading events, news, and ways to share a love of reading. We have added Literacy 2.0 analysis from recent studies and surveys. Read more

Friday Blurb: an Impromptu Poetry Friday Post

Poetry Friday is the Kidlitosphere’s way of celebrating poetry. This Friday is the lead-in to National Poetry month, where there will be lots of new poems for kids by some of our most loved poets. Read more