Poetry 2017

National Poetry Month is the largest literary celebration in the world, with tens of millions of readers, students, K-12 teachers, librarians, booksellers, literary events curators, publishers, bloggers, and, of course, poets marking poetry’s important place in our culture and our lives every April.

JLG offers these poetry-related books discounted on our backlist—exclusively available for JLG Members only. Not a member? Learn more about a JLG Membership and sign up today to receive these benefits and more.

Applesauce Weather

by Helen Frost / Amy June Bates


Before Morning

by Joyce Sidman / Beth Krommes

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by Kwame Alexander

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City Shapes

by Diana Murray / Bryan Collier

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Free Verse

by Sarah Dooley

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Freedom in Congo Square

by Carole Boston Weatherford / R. Gregory Christie

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Full Cicada Moon

by Marilyn Hilton

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The Poet’s Dog

by Patricia MacLachlan

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