Do You Haiku? A Haiku Mentor Text List

Do you haiku? This simple, but elegant Japanese poetry form can boost literacy in so many ways. Whether young learners are writing BOOK-ku to practice summary skills, VOCABu to expand vocabulary knowledge, or traditional haiku to sharpen their ability to paint brief but vivid pictures with words, it's important that they have many examples.

The following haiku collections make great mentor text. Click on each picture for a Goodreads summary of the book.