Sing Me a Story: Latine Short Stories in Verse Bless the Blood: A Cancer Memoir Salt the Water A Seed in the Sun They Call Me Güero: A Border Kid's Poems Sing Me a Story: Latine Short Stories in Verse Call Us What We Carry: Poems
How I Discovered Poetry / Marilyn Nelson; Illustrations by Hadley Hooper Black Girl You Are Atlas The Hill We Climb: An Inaugural Poem for the Country Every Body Looking Change Sings: A Children's Anthem When We Make It: A Nuyorican Novel They Call Her Fregona: A Border Kid's Poems
Blood Water Paint Starfish Black Girl You Are Atlas Closer to Nowhere Rez Dogs Brown Girl Dreaming Bronx Masquerade
Before the Ever After Call Us What We Carry: Poems Aniana del Mar Jumps in Shout: A Poetry Memoir The 1619 Project: Born on the Water Flight of the Puffin Enter the Body

Celebrate National Poetry Month with Penguin Young Readers!

Celebrate National Poetry Month with Penguin Young Readers!

By Penguin Young Readers
Sing Me a Story: Latine Short Stories in Verse

Sing Me a Story: Latine Short Stories in Verse

$17.99 $16.73

Edited by multi-award-winning author Aida Salazar, this anthology brings together a star-studded cast of Latine kidlit verse novelists for an unprecedented collection of short stories in verse about the power of music.

Call Us What We Carry: Poems

Call Us What We Carry: Poems

Amanda Gorman

$17.99 $16.73

This luminous poetry collection by #1 New York Times bestselling author and presidential inaugural poet Amanda Gorman captures a shipwrecked moment in time.

Black Girl You Are Atlas

Black Girl You Are Atlas

Renée Watson and Ekua Holmes

$18.99 $17.66

A thoughtful celebration of Black girlhood by award-winning author and poet Renée Watson.

When We Make It: A Nuyorican Novel

When We Make It: A Nuyorican Novel

Elisabet Velasquez

$12.99 $12.08

An unforgettable, torrential, and hopeful debut young adult novel-in-verse that redefines what it means to "make it,” for readers of Nicholasa Mohr and Elizabeth Acevedo.

Before the Ever After

Before the Ever After

Jacqueline Woodson

$17.99 $16.73

National Book Award winner Jacqueline Woodson's stirring novel-in-verse explores how a family moves forward when their glory days have passed and the cost of professional sports on Black bodies.

Brown Girl Dreaming

Brown Girl Dreaming

Jacqueline Woodson

$10.99 $10.22

Jacqueline Woodson's National Book Award and Newbery Honor winner is a powerful memoir that tells the moving story of her childhood in mesmerizing verse.

Closer to Nowhere

Closer to Nowhere

Ellen Hopkins

$9.99 $9.29

#1 New York Times bestselling author Ellen Hopkins's poignant middle grade novel in verse about coming to terms with indelible truths of family and belonging--now in paperback!

Starfish

Starfish

Lisa Fipps

$17.99 $16.73

Ellie is tired of being fat-shamed and does something about it in this poignant debut novel-in-verse.

They Call Her Fregona: A Border Kid's Poems

They Call Her Fregona: A Border Kid's Poems

David Bowles

$8.99 $8.36

Honoring multiple poetic traditions, They Call Her Fregona is a bittersweet first-love story in verse and the highly anticipated follow-up to They Call Me Güero.

Rez Dogs

Rez Dogs

Joseph Bruchac

$17.99 $16.73

Renowned author Joseph Bruchac tells a powerful story of a girl who learns more about her Penacook heritage while sheltering in place with her grandparents during the coronavirus pandemic.

Flight of the Puffin

Flight of the Puffin

Ann Braden

$8.99 $8.36

One small act of kindness ripples out to connect four kids in this stirring novel by the author of the beloved The Benefits of Being an Octopus.

Aniana del Mar Jumps in

Aniana del Mar Jumps in

Jasminne Mendez

$10.99 $10.22

A powerful and expertly told novel-in-verse by about a 12-year-old Dominican American swimmer who is diagnosed with Juvenile Arthritis by an award-winning poet.

A Seed in the Sun

A Seed in the Sun

Aida Salazar

$8.99 $8.36

A farm-working girl with big dreams meets activist Dolores Huerta and joins the 1965 protest for workers’ rights in this tender-hearted novel in verse, perfect for fans of Rita Williams-Garcia and Pam Muñoz Ryan.

They Call Me Güero: A Border Kid's Poems

They Call Me Güero: A Border Kid's Poems

David Bowles

$8.99 $8.36

An award-winning novel in verse about a boy who navigates the start of seventh grade and life growing up on the border the only way that feels right—through poetry.

Shout: A Poetry Memoir

Shout: A Poetry Memoir

Laurie Halse Anderson

$11.99 $11.15

A New York Times bestseller and one of 2019's best-reviewed books, a poetic memoir and call to action from the award-winning author of Speak, Laurie Halse Anderson!

The Hill We Climb: An Inaugural Poem for the Country

The Hill We Climb: An Inaugural Poem for the Country

Amanda Gorman

$15.99 $14.87

Amanda Gorman’s electrifying and historic poem “The Hill We Climb,” read at President Joe Biden’s inauguration, is now available as a collectible gift edition.

How I Discovered Poetry / Marilyn Nelson; Illustrations by Hadley Hooper

How I Discovered Poetry / Marilyn Nelson; Illustrations by Hadley Hooper

Marilyn Nelson

$10.99 $10.22

A powerful and thought-provoking Civil Rights era memoir from one of America’s most celebrated poets.

Blood Water Paint

Blood Water Paint

Joy McCullough

$11.99 $11.15

Joy McCullough's bold novel in verse is a portrait of an artist as a young woman, filled with the soaring highs of creative inspiration and the devastating setbacks of a system built to break her.

Every Body Looking

Every Body Looking

Candice Iloh

$11.99 $11.15

When Ada leaves home for her freshman year at a Historically Black College, it’s the first time she’s ever been so far from her family—and the first time that she’s been able to make her own choices and to seek her place in this new world.

Enter the Body

Enter the Body

Joy McCullough

$12.99 $12.08

In the room beneath a stage's trapdoor, Shakespeare’s dead teenage girls compare their experiences and retell the stories of their lives, their loves, and their fates in their own words.

Bless the Blood: A Cancer Memoir

Bless the Blood: A Cancer Memoir

Walela Nehanda

$19.99 $18.59

A searing debut YA poetry and essay collection about a Black cancer patient who faces medical racism after being diagnosed with leukemia in their early twenties.

Bronx Masquerade

Bronx Masquerade

Nikki Grimes

$10.99 $10.22

When Wesley Boone writes a poem for his high school English class, some of his classmates clamor to read their poems aloud too.

Salt the Water

Salt the Water

Candice Iloh

$18.99 $17.66

Salt the Water is a book about dreaming in a world that has other plans for your time, your youth, and your future.

Change Sings: A Children's Anthem

Change Sings: A Children's Anthem

Amanda Gorman and Loren Long

$18.99 $17.66

A lyrical picture book debut from #1 New York Times bestselling author and presidential inaugural poet Amanda Gorman and #1 New York Times bestselling illustrator Loren Long

The 1619 Project: Born on the Water

The 1619 Project: Born on the Water

Renée Watson, Nikole Hannah-Jones, et al.

$18.99 $17.66

The 1619 Project’s lyrical picture book in verse chronicles the consequences of slavery and the history of Black resistance in the United States, thoughtfully rendered by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones and Newbery honor-winning author Renée Watson.