Pilot Butte Middle School: Poetry Book List

Using DPL’s online catalog, try doing a keyword search for “poetry,” “poetry anthology,” “haiku,” “concrete poems,” etc. Use your library card (including Library Linx cards) to request an item and have it delivered to you at school or at a local library branch.


Cover Image The Pain Tree, and Other Teenage Angst-Ridden Poetry
Boston, Mass. : Houghton Mifflin, 2000.

Cover Image Walking On Earth and Touching the Sky : Poetry and Prose By Lakota Youth At Red Cloud Indian School
New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2012.

Collects poetry written by Lakota students at Red Cloud Indian School in South Dakota on such topics as the history of oral tradition, the struggles of everyday life, and their personal connections to the natural world.

Cover Image Love and Longing : A Collection of Classic Poetry and Prose
London : Wizard, 2004.

Cover Image Indivisible : Poems for Social Justice

This anthology includes over 50 works of poetry by 20th century writers on issues related to social justice in American society.

Cover Image Dizzy in Your Eyes : Poems About Love
Mora, Pat.
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, c2010.

"...an original collection of poems, each with a different teen narrator sharing unique thoughts, moments, sadness, or heart's desire: the girl who loves swimming, plunging into the water that creates her own world; the guy who leaves flowers on the windshield of the girl he likes. Each of the teens in these 50 original poems, written using a variety of poetic forms, will be recognizable to the reader as the universal emotions, ideas, impressions, and beliefs float across the pages in these gracefully told verses."--Amazon.com.

Cover Image Cool Salsa : Bilingual Poems On Growing Up Latino in the United States
New York : H. Holt and Co., 1994.

Cover Image You Hear Me? : Poems and Writing By Teenage Boys
Franco, Betsy.
Cambridge, Mass. Candlewick Press 2000

An anthology of stories, poems, and essays by adolescent boys on issues that concern them.

Cover Image Things I Have to Tell You : Poems and Writing By Teenage Girls
Franco, Betsy.
Cambridge, Mass. Candlewick 2001

A collection of poems, stories, and essays written by girls twelve to eighteen years of age and revealing the secrets which enabled them to overcome the challenges they faced.

Cover Image Where the Sidewalk Ends
Silverstein, Shel.
New York : Harper and Row, [1974]

A boy who turns into a TV set and a girl who eats a whale are only two of the characters in a collection of humorous poetry illustrated with the author's own drawings.

Cover Image This Same Sky : A Collection of Poems From Around the World
New York, NY : Aladdin Paperbacks, 1996.

A poetry anthology in which 129 poets from sixty-eight different countries celebrate the natural world and its human and animal inhabitants.

Subjects Headings
Poetry -- Collections.

Cover Image The Poetry Friday Anthology for Middle School : Poems for the School Year with Connections to the Common Core, Middle School Edition, Grades 6-8

Cover Image The Penguin Anthology of Twentieth-Century American Poetry
New York : Penguin Books, 2011.

Cover Image Inclined to Speak : An Anthology of Contemporary Arab American Poetry
Fayetteville : University of Arkansas Press, 2008.

Cover Image The Shambhala Anthology of Chinese Poetry
Boston : Shambhala, 2006.

Cover Image An Invitation to Poetry : A New Favorite Poem Project Anthology
New York : W.W. Norton, c2004.

Cover Image Good Poems for Hard Times
New York : Viking, 2005.

Cover Image A Book of Luminous Things : An International Anthology of Poetry
New York : Harcourt Brace & Co., c1996.

Subjects Headings
Poetry -- Collections.

Cover Image The Essential Haiku : Versions of Basho, Buson, and Issa
Hopewell, N.J. : Ecco Press, c1994.

Cover Image The Haiku Anthology : Haiku and Senryu in English
New York : Simon & Schuster, c1986.

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