Date of Award


Document Type




First Reader

Dr. Johnny Wink

Second Reader

Dr. Amy Sonheim

Third Reader

Professor Carrie Sharp


If adults are the prime reviewers of children's poetry, then children may not give the poetry a good review. After writing my own children 's poetry and having it read by Dr. Johnny Wink, I put it to the test of Gifted and Talented fourth-graders. These bright students gave me feedback on my poetry and told me where to improve. At the completion of this project, I submitted a collection of my works to two children's book publishers for review.



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