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    Quote Originally Posted by Mariam View Post
    Classical poetry frequency has references to religion, it is just part of the tradition.

    That being said, some of my favorite anthologies are:

    Poems to Learn by Heart and A Family of Poems: My Favorite Poetry for Children both are edited by Caroline Kennedy
    Random House Book of Poetry for Children

    A Child's Garden of Verses by Robert Louis Stevenson

    This one is a fun one, as it comes with a cd and poetry from the book is read
    Child's Introduction to Poetry: Listen While You Learn About the Magic Words That Have Moved Mountains, Won Battles, and Made Us Laugh and Cry


    A silly one, that is also a classic is A Book of Nonsense by Edward Lear

    I have to second Poems to Learn By Heart. Beautiful collection. I can't remember if it's completely god-free or not, as I don't worry too much about religious references in literature or poetry (just keep that shit out mah textbooks), but it's such a lovely book.
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    My boys (5 & 2) love Wriggle and Roar by Julia Donaldson. Actually anything by Julia Donaldson is a winner in our house. Here is a list of her poetry volumes from the author's website Poems and Songs written by children's author, Julia Donaldson

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    A little god-ish at the beginning, but then shows different cultures beliefs - it's all in the delivery, lol. Animals, Animals by Eric Carle is a good one. A shorter collection. They have it in the BYL K curriculum, and DS5 has really enjoyed it.
    Finishing up kindergarten with my oldest and two little ones always underfoot. Kindergarten was awesome. We used Build Your Library and an eclectic mix for math. Everything else was child led.

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