10 Ways that Poetry Makes Library Collections Better

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In this article, Sylvia Vardell illuminates the wide range of exciting (and sometimes surprising!) benefits of integrating poetry into library collections, including meeting the needs and interests of different types of learners, supporting cross-curricular STEM connections, and building school-wide values of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

As National Poetry Month approaches, I’d like to make the case for how poetry can enrich our library collections, our collaboration with teachers, and our support of students in specific and unique ways. Here’s a list of just ten of the benefits of poetry inclusion…

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