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RE 5540 Bringing Children to Poetry: Books and E-Books

Resources for teaching poetry

Locating Children's Poetry by Subject

To locate Poetry by topic in the library catalog:

Use the key words "juvenile poetry" after your topic.


  • human body juvenile poetry
  • weather juvenile poetry
  • nature juvenile poetry
  • science juvenile poetry
  • African Americans juvenile poetry
  • history juvenile poetry

To locate Poetry by subject headings in the library catalog use

  • children's poetry
  • counting-out rhymes
  • limericks, juvenile
  • lullabies
  • nursery rhymes
  • poetry and children

IMC Website

Use this website to access bibliographies of children’s poetry by subject, and to find class guides, lists of adopted textbooks, and resources about teaching in North Carolina.