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Welcoming Bo to the White House April 19, 2009

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My friend Robin alerted me to this great website. It’s perfect timing for Poetry in April as well as the welcoming of the “First Dog” to the White House. Kristine O’Connell George is a poet with beautiful books that kids will just devour.  Her “Little Dog” Poems welcome Bo and all of us to enjoy poetry. Here is just one great example…

bo_first_dog_textHere’s another little excerpt that I also love. Check out this poet and website! You and your students will love it!


"The teacher holds my hand
 and opens a special box
 of things with secret voices..."  
 Excerpt from "Music Class" 
 The Great Frog Race