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Children's Literature: Children's Poetry

This guide will help with identifying and locating materials related to children's and young adult literature by using the resources available at Thomas Cooper Library

New Poetry

Finding Children's and Young Adult Poetry

The library's catalog includes a variety of subject terms that identify books of children's poetry. Some examples are:

Children's poetry

Children's poetry, American

Children's poetry, Chinese

Children's poetry, Hispanic American

Related subjects also include:

Counting-out rhymes

Limericks, Juvenile


Nursery rhymes

Tongue twisters

You can also try a Quick Catalog search for “sucz poetry” or “sucz poems”  [sucz limits to the juvenile collection]

Bob Raczka talks Haiku

Children's author and poet, Bob Raczka talks about the art of Haiku and his book Guyku.