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by Lee Bennett Hopkins
Author: Lee Bennett Hopkins
Publisher: Harper & Row; Rev., enl., and updated ed edition (1987)
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The recipient of a Christopher Award and the University of Southern Mississippi's Medallion for "lasting contributions to children's literature," Mr. Hopkins lives in Florida.
Mr. Hopkins was famed in the children’s book world for championing poetry as well as for the sheer volume of his output
Mr. Hopkins was famed in the children’s book world for championing poetry as well as for the sheer volume of his output. Beginning in the late 1960s he published more than 100 anthologies over a half-century. There were volumes on particular subjects, about animals, space, inventions, art, punctuation, the different people youngsters were likely to encounter when they began attending school.
Lee Bennett Hopkins was born in Scranton, Pennsylvania on April 13, 1938. Hopkins' education was rather sporadic, since he often had to care for his younger sister while his mother worked to support the family. As a child, Hopkins read little other than comic books and movie magazines until a teacher inspired in him a love of the theatre and, subsequently, of reading. Though Hopkins did well in his high school English courses, he did not enjoy other subjects and his grades in those were poor.
Pass the Poetry, Please book. Lee Bennett Hopkins was inducted into the Florida Artists Hall of Fame in 2017. He holds a Guinness Book of Records citation for compiling the most anthologies for children. He has also received the Christopher Award, the Regina Medal, and the National Council of Teachers of English Excellence in Poetry for Children Award. Books by Lee Bennett Hopkins. Mor. rivia About Pass the Poetry
Lee Bennett Hopkins (April 13, 1938 – August 8, 2019) was an American educator, poet, author, and anthologist.
Lee Bennett Hopkins (April 13, 1938 – August 8, 2019) was an American educator, poet, author, and anthologist. Hopkins was born in Scranton, Pennsylvania. When he was 13 his parents divorced and he moved with his mother and siblings to a low-income housing project in Newark, New Jersey
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by Lee Bennett Hopkins. He also introduces twenty-four modern children's poets, including Nikki Giovanni, Shel Silverstein, and Carl Sandburg, through brief biographies and helpful bibliographies.
I had the honor of speaking with him recently about his career, his books, and his thoughts about children’s poetry
I had the honor of speaking with him recently about his career, his books, and his thoughts about children’s poetry. You can listen to the interview here on the Poetry4kids Podcast.
When Lee Bennett Hopkins died on August 8, he left a legacy that showed his incredible . In his 1972 anthology, Pass the Poetry Please, Hopkins wrote, It is my firm belief that poetry can and must be an integral part of the total school curriculum, interwoven within every subject area.
When Lee Bennett Hopkins died on August 8, he left a legacy that showed his incredible impact on poetry in general and poetry for children, specifically: More than 120 anthologies of poetry for children, his own work, countless poets whose careers he launched or who he inspired and helped, poetry awards he founded and funded, and story after story of blunt criticism and. seemingly limitless generosity of time and spirit with fellow poets. Photo by Charles Egita.