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Poetry Books for Kids
From the youngest age, little kids love the rhythm of rhymes, and poetry is a great way to help kids develop literacy skills. As they get older, children are drawn to the more sophisticated patterns of poetry and free verse. This list includes some of our favorite poetry books for young readers. Looking for more ways to raise a reader? Find the answers to the most common parent concerns about reading. And check out more book suggestions for kids, including 50 Books All Kids Should Read Before They're 12, Alphabet Books, and Educational Books.