A Charlotte Mason education wouldn’t be complete without poetry. So, I’ve compiled a list of free poetry books for all grades starting from the Early Years to High School.

I hope this list will be very useful to your family!

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Free Poetry Resources for Charlotte Mason Homeschoolers

I’ve done my best to arrange the resources by grade level. You can scroll down to whichever heading you fall under, and choose a resource.

Early Years to Lower Elementary

When We Were Very Young

A Child’s Garden of Verses by Robert Louis Stevenson

The Infant’s Delight: 

Poems Every Child Should Know 

Required Poems for Reading and Memorizing

Upper Elementary

The Children’s Own Longfellow

The Five Books of Youth

The Complete Poems of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Complete Prose Works – Walt Whitman

Poems by Emily Dickinson, Three Series, Complete  by Emily Dickinson

Gems of Poetry, for Girls and Boys [1850]

It Can Be Done 

Middle School to High School

Oxford Book of English Verse

Poems of American Patriotism

The Song of Hiawatha

Poems  by Anne Brontë and Charlotte Brontë and Emily Brontë

Poems by Ralph Waldo Emerson

War Poetry of the South

The Advance of English Poetry in the Twentieth Century 

A Study of Poetry

Aristotle on the Art of Poetry

Free Poetry on Kindle

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There’s a wide variety of books on both, and it pretty much pays for itself if you are a big reader.

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Free Poetry Resources for Charlotte Mason Homeschoolers

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