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YA Poetry and Novels-in-Verse

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Vanessa and Erica get into a wide range of YA poetry, novels-in-verse, and other poetry-adjacent works in celebration of Poetry Month.

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Books Discussed

Blood Water Paint and Enter the Body by Joy McCullough

Poemhood: Our Black Revival by Amber McBride, Erica Martin, Taylor Byas

When We Make It by Elisabet Velasquez

Bright Red Fruit by Safia Elhillo

Home is Not a Country by Safia Elhilio

William Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Mean Girls by Ian Doescher, illustrated by Kent Barton

How the Boogeyman Became a Poet by Tony Keith Jr.

Just Another Epic Love Poem by Parisa Akhbari