Using Poetry to Teach... History

Subject Author Title Call number Year
African-American History Adoff, Arnold Roots and Blues: A Celebration

811.54 A239ro

2011
African-American History Alexander, Elizabeth Miss Crandall's School for Young Ladies and Little Misses of Color

811.54 A3752mi

2007
African-American History Giovanni, Nikki Shimmy Shimmy Shimmy Like my Sister Kate

811.508 S556

1996
African-American History Greenfield, Eloise The Great Migration: Journey to the North

811.54 G8125gr

2012
African-American History Greenfield, Eloise The Women Who Caught the Babies

618.20089 G812wo

2019
African-American History Langston Hughes I, Too, Am America

811.52 H8935it

2012
African-American History Lansana, Quraysh Ali A Gift from Greensboro

811.6 L294gi

2016
African-American History Lewis, J. Patrick When Thunder Comes: Poems for Civil Rights Leaders

811.54 L6745wh

2013
African-American History Muse, Daphne The Entrance Place of Wonders: Poems of the Harlem Renaissance

811.008 E61

2006
African-American History Myers, Walter Dean Blues Journey

811.54 M996bL

2003
African-American History Nelson, Marilyn My Seneca Village

811.54 N428my

2015
African-American History Orgill, Roxane Jazz Day: The Making of a Famous Photograph

781.65092 O68ja

2016
African-American History Shange, Ntozake We Troubled the Waters

811.54 S5285we

2009
African-American History Weatherford, Carole Boston Freedom in Congo Square

E W3625fr

2017
African-American History Weatherford, Carole Boston Remember the Bridge

811.54 W3625re

2002
Weatherford, Carole Boston You Can Fly: The Tuskegee Airmen

811.54 W3625yo

2016
American History Bates, Katharine Lee America the Beautiful

811.4 B329am

2004
American History Evans, Walker Something Permanent

811.54 E92so

1994
American History Hopkins, Lee Bennett America At War

811.008 A512

2008
American History Hopkins, Lee Bennett Lives: Poems About Famous Americans

811.008 L785

1999
American History Hopkins, Lee Bennett My America: A Poetry Atlas of the United States

811.008 M9946

2000
American History Janeczko, Paul B. Home on the Range: Cowboy Poetry

811.008 H765

1997
American History Katz, Bobbi We The People

811.54 K194we

2000
American History Katz, Susan A Revolutionary Field Trip: Poems of Colonial America

811.54 K196re

2004
American History Meltzer, Milton Hour of Freedom: American History in Poetry

811.008 H841

2003
American History Myers, Walter Dean We are America: A Tribute from the Heart

811.54 M996we

2011
American History Philip, Neil Singing America: Poems that Define a Nation

811.008 S617

1995
American History Pinkney, Andrea Davis Martin Rising: Requiem for a King

811.6 P655ma

2018
American History Siebert, Diane Tour America: A Journey Through Poems and Art

811.54 S571to

2006
Singer, Marilyn Rutherford B., Who was He?: Poems About our Presidents

811.54 S617ru

2013
American Wars Lewis, J. Patrick The Brothers' War: Civil War Voices in Verse

811.54 L6745br

2007
Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere

811.3 L853mi2

2001
Discovery/Exploration Hopkins, Lee Bennett Traveling the Blue Road: Poems of the Sea

811.608 T779

2017
Slade, Suzanne Countdown: 2979 Days to the Moon

629.454 S631co

2018
Native-American History National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution When the Rain Sings

811.54 W5673

1999
Native-American History Sloat, Teri There Was an Old Man Who Painted the Sky

782.42083 S634th

2009
Native-American History Wood, Nancy Sacred Fire

811.54 W8775sa

1998
Wood, Nancy Spirit Walker

811.54 W8775sp

1993
Pirates Engle, Margarita Hurricane Dancers : The First Caribbean Pirate Shipwreck

811.54 E58hu

2012
Pirates Harrison, David L. Pirates

811.54 H318pi

2008
Pirates Lewis, J. Patrick Blackbeard: The Pirate King

811.54 L6745bL

2006
Yolen, Jane The Ballad of the Pirate Queens

811.54 Y54ba

1995
Slavery Bryan, Ashley Freedom Over Me: Eleven Slaves, Their Lives and Dreams Brought to Life

811.54 B915fr

2016
Slavery Grady, Cynthia I Lay My Stitches Down: Poems of American Slavery

811.6 G733iL

2012
VanHecke, Susan Under the Freedom Tree

811.54 V255un

2014
Women's History Clinton, Catherine A Poem of Her Own

811.008 P7441

2003
WWI Duffy, Chris (editor) Above the Dreamless Dead: World War I in Poetry and Comics

741.5973 A157

2014