Poem Share: Janet Wong Presents "Noodles"

Poem SharePOEM SHARE: Children's poets from across the globe presenting their favorite poems for Poetry Month and beyond!

In Today's Poem Share, children's author, speaker, publisher, and poetry advocate Janet Wong talks about the joy poems spread, whether they are serious, or silly, like her poem "Noodles." After listening to Janet's poem, take her advice and find a favorite poem to read today and everyday!  

Congrats to Janet Wong for receiving the NCTE Excellence in Poetry for Children Award!  Janet is the first Asian American winner and the first who not only writes poetry, but has created a successful poetry publishing company, Pomelo Books. Pomelo Books published a variety of fabulous poetry anthologies that make poems and poetry lessons accessible to kids and classrooms around the country. Their list includes HOP TO IT: POEMS TO GET YOU MOVING, which won the 2021 Kids' Book Choice Awards "Best Book of Facts" category. 

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