50+ lesson plans for poetry educators and lovers of poetry. "It is a lesson book and so much more!" Inside you'll find multicultural and diverse lessons, sample poems, step-by-step instructions, easy-to-use handouts, and 164+ poems. As Susan G. Wooldridge writes in the foreword, "Poems allow us to experience the joy of hearing and being heard." What a gift for children, teachers and people of all ages! Edited by Phyllis Meshulam with a foreword by Susan G. Wooldrige, author of poemcrazy:freeing your life with words.