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Lee Bennett Hopkins Poetry Awards

last modified on 04/01/2014

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The national Lee Bennett Hopkins Award for Poetry is granted annually to an anthology of poetry or a single volume poem published for children in the previous calendar year by a living American poet or anthologist. These are winners and honorees.

Total: 35
Status: Public
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A Humble Life: Plain Poems

by Linda Oatman High, illustrated by Bill Farnsworth

Interest Level: Grades 4 - 7

Genre: Poetry and Rhymes

Resources: Yes

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2002 Honor

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A Maze Me: Poems for Girls

by Naomi Shihab Nye, illustrated by Terre Maher

Interest Level: Grades 7 - 12

Grade Level Equivalent: 4.8

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Poetry and Rhymes

Resources: Yes

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2006 Honor

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A Poke in the I: A Collection of Concrete Poems

by Paul B. Janeczko, illustrated by Chris Raschka

Interest Level: Grades 4 - 7

Grade Level Equivalent: 5.1

Includes: Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Poetry and Rhymes

Resources: Yes

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2002 Honor

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A Wreath for Emmett Till

by Marilyn Nelson, illustrated by Philippe Lardy

Interest Level: Grades 9 - 12

Grade Level Equivalent: 7.4

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Poetry and Rhymes

Resources: Yes

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2006 Honor

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An Old Shell: Poems of the Galapagos

by Tony Johnston, illustrated by Tom Pohrt

Interest Level: Grades 2 - 7

Genre: Poetry

Resources: Yes

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2000 Honor

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Beast Feast

by Douglas Florian, illustrated by Douglas Florian

Interest Level: Grades K - 2

Grade Level Equivalent: 3.9

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: General Nonfiction, Poetry and Rhymes

Resources: Yes

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Becoming Joe Dimaggio

by Maria Testa, illustrated by Scott Hunt

Interest Level: Grades 3 - 5

Grade Level Equivalent: 4.6

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Verse Novel

Resources: Yes

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2003 Honor

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Behold the Bold Umbrellaphant: And Other Poems

by Jack Prelutsky, illustrated by Carin Berger

Interest Level: Grades K - 2

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz

Genre: Poetry and Rhymes

Resources: Yes

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2007 Honor

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Blue Lipstick: Concrete Poems

Interest Level: Grades 5 - 7

Genre: Verse Novel, Poetry and Rhymes

Resources: Yes

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2008 Honor

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Blues Journey

Interest Level: Grades K - 2

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz

Genre: Poetry and Rhymes

Resources: Yes

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2004 Honor

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Creature Carnival

by Marilyn Singer, illustrated by Gris Grimly

Interest Level: Grades 2 - 4

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz

Genre: Comedy and Humor, Poetry and Rhymes

Resources: Yes

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2005 Honor

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Dark Emperor and Other Poems of the Night

by Joyce Sidman, illustrated by Rick Allen

Interest Level: Grades 3 - 5

Grade Level Equivalent: 8.6

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Poetry

Resources: Yes

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Diamond Willow

Interest Level: Grades 6 - 8

Grade Level Equivalent: 3.5

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Poetry and Rhymes

Resources: Yes

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Girl Coming in for a Landing

Interest Level: Grades 9 - 12

Grade Level Equivalent: 6.1

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Verse Novel, Poetry and Rhymes

Resources: Yes

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2003 Honor

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Here in Harlem: Poems in Many Voices

Interest Level: Grades 7 - 12

Grade Level Equivalent: 6.8

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Poetry and Rhymes

Resources: Yes

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2005 Winner

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Hidden

Interest Level: Grades 6 - 8

Grade Level Equivalent: 5.2

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Mystery and Suspense, Poetry and Rhymes

Resources: Yes

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Is This Forever, or What?: Poems & Paintings from Texas

Interest Level: Grades 7 - 12

Grade Level Equivalent: 8.5

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Poetry

Resources: Yes

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2005 Honor

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Jazz

Interest Level: Grades PreK - 3

Genre: Rhyming Story, Poetry and Rhymes

Resources: Yes

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2007 Winner

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Light-Gathering Poems

Interest Level: Grades 7 - 12

Grade Level Equivalent: 7.1

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Poetry and Rhymes

Resources: Yes

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2001 Winner

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Pieces: A Year in Poems & Quilts

Interest Level: Grades K - 2

Grade Level Equivalent: 2.9

Includes: Accelerated Reader Quiz, Scholastic Reading Counts! Quiz

Genre: Poetry and Rhymes

Resources: Yes

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2002 Winner

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