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Research Guides

Eastern Washington University Libraries

Young Adult Literature

Resources for books, reviews, author information, and more.

Find Books, Videos

Having problems requesting items via Summit? Please contact the JFK Circulation Department at 509.359.7888, or, or in person on the Main Level.

Suggestions for Poetry Type Assignment

Verse Novels

Verse Novels or Novels in Verse are typically novel-length stories that are written in verse or poetry rather than prose.

Poetry By Teens

EWU has Teen Ink available online through the databases. 

Writing Poetry

ReadWriteThink and have many great poetry writing lessons

Nye "Blood" metaphors interactive

Diamante poems

Poetry generators

Speaking Poetry



Great poems to teach


Poems 180: A Poem a day for American High Schools


Favorite Poem Project: Americans saying poems they love  includes teaching plans, videos


Raven interactive


Rivers of Words- poetry and the environment


WebQuest In a poet's shoes  performance


Poetry Everywhere Collection :  Poetry movies of poets and their work being read- (need free registration to download but not to view movies)