VERSEDAY #1 – THE CYBIL NOMINEES FOR POETRY

A great opportunity for readers to embrace modern poetry, find new mediums and collect some goodies!

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VERSEDAYBUTTON copy It’s VerseDay! VerseDay is a year long blog fest celebrating all things verse. Each Thursday one of our VerseDay bloggers will post something about verse – a review, a giveaway, writing tips, anything. Other participating bloggers will link to that week’s post on their blogs, tweet or Facebook the link and just generally add their support.

For this, our inaugural post, we’re going to take a closer look at the 2012Cybil nominees in the poetry category. Personally I love that the Cybils include a poetry category. Despite the popularity of verse novels, poetry is an oft overlooked area of writing for young readers. But as these seven nominees demonstrate, there is no shortage of great collections out there.

BookSpeak!: Poems About BooksBookSpeak! Poems About Books  by Laura Purdie Salas is a collection of wacky, whimsical poems about books and all the treasures they contain. With wildly colorful illustrations and captivating rhymes, Bookspeak! offers…

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About InkAshlings

Maureen, Australian, young aspiring writer.
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