The iPoets Earth Day Books Are Published

The iPoets Earth Day Books Are Published

We have two amazing books published by all the iPoets that participated! The books turned out great, with so many poems inspired by the Earth and much more. What a wonderful way to celebrate!

iPoets write to celebrate Earth Day

Here’s a sneak peeks at a few of the pages! You can download the books here.

iPoets Earth Day sneak peek at pages

I split the book into two so that they would both be easy to download. Please click here to download them both. I know that there will be a few more poems to add, but I wanted to get the books out. I’ll post an update when you can download the book again for a new addition.

Downloading Your iPoets Books

From your iPad click on the book you want to download. Then tap the “open in” box, and select “open in” again.

Download your iPoets Book

The file will export, then choose the iBooks option.

open your iPoets book in iBooks

Your book will take a minute to download, then you’ll be able to share the whole amazing thing with your students! (Please note, that it may take a few minutes for all the pages to show up after you open the book. Just leave it open and let all the pages pop up.) Feel free to download this on student iPads as well! If you have book sharing turned on, they’ll appear on your whole set!

Thank you SO MUCH to everyone who shared a poem for the #iPoets16 project! It was so much fun, I’m thinking we should make another book next year! I can’t wait to share the next project topic!

For now, enjoy all these amazing poems!

MZ Sig

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