Today is the last day of National Poetry Month. Three to four times a week during National Poetry Month, I shared poetry that spoke to
Early in my teaching career, I came across Nikki Grimes’ novel Bronx Masquerade. This novel is a combination of poetry and prose. Not only did
Earlier this week, I shared a poem I had published in a children’s poetry book Words & Other Wild Things. Today, I’m sharing another poem
Poet James Berry wrote the poem, “Okay, Brown Girl, Okay” in response to a letter he received from a little girl who asked him, “How
I first stared blogging on my urban gardening website http://www.gardenershicole.com. It was a way to share with my family and friends what I was doing.
The children’s book Testing Miss Malarkey makes fun of how adults at school behave around testing time. Whether you like standardized tests or not, they are one