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The Poetry Friday Anthology for Celebrations recently released!

There are two versions of the book - a Teacher/Librarian Edition that includes activites, Common Core information, and references, and the Student Edition without those extras, but with delightful illustrations. Both versions include 156 poems in both English and Spanish. I'm honored that my poem, National Aviation Day, is included with poetry from 115 poets whose poems make up this fantastic book. Here is a peek at my National Aviation Day poem: 

This April, during National Poetry Month, I'll be running a giveaway for a copy of The Poetry Friday Anthology for Celebrations, so check back then to enter. In the mean time, if you're interested in learning more about the books or would like to purchase a copy, here are a few links:





(Where THe PFA for Celebrations is #1 on the Hot New Release list for Language Arts Teaching Material!)

The book is also listed at the CBC as a March 2015  "Hot off the Press" book! 

Thank you to the editors, Janet Wong and Sylvia Vardell, for the opportunity to participate in this fun book. 


The Poetry Friday Anthology for Celebrations!

I'm pleased to share the release announcement and cover for THE POETRY FRIDAY ANTOHOLGY FOR CELEBRATIONS from Pomelo Books, compiled by Janet Wong and Sylvia Vardell:

"Coming in April 2015! The next book in The Poetry Friday Anthology series, The Poetry Friday Anthology for Celebrations, features poems in English and Spanish by 115 poets for 150+ holidays and celebration..." Read more at Pomelo Books!

Here is the beautiful book cover:

What fun, whimsical cover art!

This is a neat project and I'm excited to share that my poem, National Aviation Day, will be among the 150+ poems in this anthology. (National Aviation Day is August 19 - mark your calendars!)

Here are a few book details and a chance for a free gift!

Target audience: PreK – Grade 5

For: Public Librarians, School Librarians, K-8 Classroom Teachers, Reading Specialists, and ELL Teachers, and Children (ages 4 and up)

Available in a Teacher/Librarian Edition and a bilingual Student Edition; preorder by February 15 for a free gift!

National Poetry Month is just around the corner...I wonder if there's a poem for that!