Any poetry book recommendation for a second-grade girl? Thanks!
Thank you for the question.
A poet is, before anything else, a person who is passionately in love with language.
W. H. Auden
Exposing kids to poetry is a great idea which shows them the beauty of language.
Here are a few choices you may think of.
Poetry collections are mostly not specifically designed for one certain grade, so reading with them and help them understand the poems may be a good idea.
1. Poetry for Kids Series:
Poetry for Kids: William Shakespeare (Leve Z)
Poetry for Kids: Walt Whitman (Level R)
Poetry for Kids: Emily Dickinson (Level Q）
Poetry for Kids: Robert Frost （Level R）
Poetry for Kids: Carl Sandburg （Level T）
A Child's Anthology of Poetry (Level U)
A Child's Introduction to Poetry (Level S)
A World Full of Poems (Level R)
Poetry Speaks to Children (Level R)
3. Poems about Sicence
4. Shel Silverstein's Poetry Collections
A Light in the Attic (Level R)
Falling Up (Level P)
Where the Sidewalk Ends (Level N)
Runny Babbit (Level P)
5. Roald Dahl Poems
Revolting Rhymes (Level R)
6. Musical Poems
7. Jack Prelutsky Poems
The New Kid on the Block (Level P)
8. Other Award Wining authors
Thanhhà Lai: Inside Out and Back Again (Level U)
Sharon Creech: Hate That Cat: A Novel (Level T)
9. Historical Poems
Woke: A Young Poet's Call to Justice (Level R)
10. Poems about Diversity
They Call Me Güero: A Border Kid's Poems (Level X)