Poetry Friday: The Day I Was Rich
Be sure to check out the Poetry Friday roundup at A Year of Reading.
National Poetry Month looms (but, you know, in a good way) and I’m counting down to the big event with a book spine poem each and every Friday in March.
Interested in giving the book spine poem thing a shot? Try it with kids? Here are my tips. If you’d like, take some pictures of what you come up with and send them my way (scopenotes at gmail dot com). Or post it to your blog and let me know. On Monday, April 2nd a gallery of submissions will go up for all to see. I’ll continue to add to it for the entire month of April.
For today’s poem, I used books from my K-4th grade school:
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About Travis Jonker
Travis Jonker is an elementary school librarian in Michigan. He writes reviews (and the occasional article or two) for School Library Journal and is a member of the 2014 Caldecott committee. You can email Travis at firstname.lastname@example.org, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.
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