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Anthologies & Collections

Examples of Subject Based Poetry Collections

Poetry Inspired by Original Art
Heart to Heart edited by Jan Greenberg
Side by Side: New Poems Inspired by Art from Around the World edited by Jan Greenberg
Something Permanent by Cynthia Rylant, photography by Walker Evans
Hoofbeats, Claws & Rippled Fins: Creature Poems edited by Lee Bennett Hopkins, original illustrations by Stephen Alcorn

 

Non-fiction-based and discipline-based poetry collections
SCIENCE
Dark Emperor and Other Poems of the Night
by Joyce Sidman
Ubiquitous: Celebrating Nature's Survivors by Joyce Sidman
Butterfly Eyes and Other Secrets of the Meadow by Joyce Sidman

HISTORY
When Thunder Comes: Poems for Civil Rights Leaders
by J. Patrick Lewis
I Lay My Stitches Down: Poems of American Slavery by Cynthia Grady

MATH
Marvelous Math selected by Lee Bennett Hopkins

PHYSICAL EDUCATION
Rimshots: Basketball Pix, Rolls, and Rhythms
by Charles R. Smith Jr.
Slam Dunk compiled by Lillian Morrison
Extra Innings collected by Lee Bennett Hopkins

 

Illustrated Poetry & Single Poem Picture Books
Casey at the Bat: A Ballad of the Republic Sung in the Year 1888
by Ernest L. Thayer, illus. by Christopher Bing
Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening by Robert Frost, illus. by Susan Jeffers

 

Songs and Ballads
Hip Hop Speaks to Children: A Celebration of Poetry with a Beat
by Nikki Giovanni
Ballads by Robert Service http://www.internal.org/Robert_W_Service
Charlie Parker Played Be Bop
by Chris Raschka