Resources: National Poetry Month

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  1. Mother Goose Treasury: A Beautiful Collection of Favorite Nursery Rhymes, by Parragon Books and Priscilla Lamont (Illustrator)
  2. Paul Revere’s Ride, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (Author), Ted Rand (Illustrator)
  3. Where the Sidewalk Ends: Poems and Drawings, by Shel Silverstein (Author, Illustrator)
  4. Gilgamesh the Hero, by Geraldine McCaughrean (Author/Adaptor)
  5. Poetry for Young People: Langston Hughes, by David Roessel (Editor) and Arnold Rampersad (Editor)
  6. Who Was Edgar Allan Poe?, by Jim Gigliotti
  7. Poetry for Young People: Emily Dickinson, by Frances Schoonmaker Bolin (Editor)
  8. Who Was Walt Whitman?, by Kirsten Anderson
  9. Beowulf, by Michael Morpurgo (Author/Adaptor)
  10. Who Was William Shakespeare?, by Celeste Mannis
  11. Sir Gawain & The Green Knight, by Michael Morpurgo (Author/Adaptor)
  12. Dante’s Divine Comedy: As Told for Young People, by Dante Alighieri and Joseph Tusiani (Author/Adoptor)
  13. The Canterbury Tales, by Geoffrey Chaucer (Author) and Geraldine McCaughrean (Author/Adapter)
  14. Stories From the Faerie Queen: Eight Fairy Tales for Children, by Edmund Spenser (Author) and Jeanie Lang (Author/Adaptor)
  15. Ruslan and Lyudmila, by Alexander Pushkin (Author) and Roger Clarke (Translator)
  16. Singing School: Learning to Write (and Read) Poetry by Studying with the Masters, by Robert Pinsky
  17. Gilgamesh: A New English Version, by Stephen Mitchell (Translator)
  18. The Iliad, by Homer (Author), Robert Fitzgerald (Translator)
  19. The Odyssey, by Homer (Author) and Robert Fitzgerald (Translator)
  20. Complete Poetry and Writings, by Phillis Wheatley
  21. The Complete Poetry of Edgar Allan Poe, by Edgar Allan Poe (Author), Jay Parini (Introduction)
  22. The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson, by Emily Dickinson (Author) and Thomas H. Johnson (Editor)
  23. The Collected Poems of Langston Hughes, by Langston Hughes (Author), and Arnold Rampersad (Editor)
  24. The Poems of Sappho, by Sappho (Author) and Mary Barnard (Translator)
  25. The Aeneid by Virgil (Author), Robert Fagles (Translator)
  26. The Song of Roland, by Dorothy L. Sayers (Translator)
  27. The Divine Comedy, by Dante Alighieri (Author), Antony Esolen (Translator), Gustave Dore (Illustrator)
  28. Complete Sonnets and Poems: The Oxford Shakespeare, by William Shakespeare (Author) and Colin Burrow (editor)
  29. Beowulf: A New Verse Translation, by Seamus Heaney (Translator)
  30. Paradise Lost, by John Milton (Author) and John Leonard (Editor, Introduction)
  31. The Complete Poems of John Keats, by John Keats (Author)
  32. The Annotated Ancient Mariner: The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, by Samuel Taylor Coleridge (Author) and by Gustave Dore (Illustrator)
  33. Faust, by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (Author) and Walter Kaufmann (Translator, Introduction)
  34. The Prophet, by Kahlil Gibran (Author)
  35. The Complete Poems of Anna Akhmatova, by Anna Akhmatova (Author) and Roberta Reeder (Editor)
  36. Collected Poems in English, by Joseph Brodsky (Author)
  37. Richard Wilbur: Collected Poems 1943-2004
  38. Omeros, by Derek Walcott
  39. New and Collected Poems: 1931-2001, by Czeslaw Milosz (Author)
  40. The Hill We Climb: An Inaugural Poem for the Country, by Amanda Gorman (Author), Oprah Winfrey (Foreword)