Item No: 54129
Ages: 7 and up
Discover the power of imagination in an inspiring journey through time that brings history, mathematics, social studies, science, language, and geography to life. Readers will experience poetry like never before as it opens doors to ancient cultures, faraway places, the seasons and rhythms of the year, and the wonder of plants, animals, and nature. The Waldorf Book of Poetry includes more than 425 poems by classic and modern poets in a comprehensive collection that reveals the power of imagination in a wide variety of subjects. Teachers will find a perfect poem for every class, parents will discover old favorites and new treasures to share with their children, and poetry lovers will delight in this indispensable collection.
David Kennedy has been teaching English, poetry, and language arts to children and adults for over twenty-five years. A self-confessed “poetry hound,” he started collecting poems to help teach history, science, and geography as well. He continues to teach and train teachers and parents in how to use the imaginative power of poetry in school and at home. He lives in Viroqua, Wisconsin.