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Full Name: Lee Bennett Hopkins
(1938-2019) Educator, poet, author, anthologist. Lee Bennett Hopkins was born in Scranton, Pennsylvania, and died in Cape Coral, Florida. He wrote poetry for children and edited many poetry anthologies. He either wrote or edited more than 100 books.
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1938 (Unknown) County
Lee Bennett Hopkins was born in Scranton, Pennsylvania, on April 13, 1938. 
2019 (Unknown) County
Lee Bennett Hopkins died in Cape Coral, Florida, on August 8, 2019. 
2012 (Unknown) County
Nasty Bugs
(Pub: Dial Books ISBN: )
Mr. Hopkins edited the poetry anthology, "Nasty Bugs," which was illustrated by Will Terry. 
2009 (Unknown) County
City I Love
(Pub: Harry N. Abrams ISBN: 0810983273 / 978-0810983274)
Collection of Mr. Hopkin's children's poetry illustrated by Marcellus Hall. 
1995 (Unknown) County
Been to Yesterdays
(Pub: Wordsong ISBN: 1563974673 ISBN-13: 978-1563974670)
Collection of Mr. Hopkin's autobiographical poetry. 
1969 (Unknown) County
Don't You Turn Back: Poems by Langston Hughes
(Pub: Alfred A. Knopf Inc. ISBN: 0394908465 ISBN-13: 978-0394908465)
Anthology of poetry edited by Mr. Hopkins. 
1972 (Unknown) County
Pass the Poetry, Please!
(Pub: Scholastic, Inc. ISBN: )
2008 (Unknown) County
America At War
(Pub: Margaret K. McElderry Books ISBN: 1416918329 ISBN-13: 978-1416918325)
Mr. Hopkins edited the poetry anthology, "America At War," which was illustrated by Stephen Alcorn.  
2018 (Unknown) County
World Make Way: New Poems Inspired by Art From the Metropolitan Museum of Art
(Pub: Harry N. Abrams ISBN: 1419728458 ISBN-13: 978-1419728457)
Mr. Hopkins and the Metropolitan Museum of Art edited the poetry anthology, "World Make Way: New Poems Inspired by Art From the Metropolitan Museum of Art." 
2011 (Unknown) County
I Am The Book
(Pub: Holiday House ISBN: 0823421198 ISBN-13: 978-0823421190)
Mr. Hopkins edited the poetry anthology, "I Am The Book," which was illustrated by Yayo. 
1967 New York County
Mr. Hopkins received a professional diploma in educational supervision and administration from Hunter College of the City University of New York.  
2018 (Unknown) County
A Bunch of Punctuation
(Pub: Wordsong ISBN: 1590789940 ISBN-13: 978-1590789940)
Mr. Hopkins edited the poetry anthology, "A Bunch of Punctuation," which was illustrated by Serge Bloch. 
2012 (Unknown) County
Mary's Song
(Pub: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers ISBN: 0802853974 ISBN-13: 978-0802853974)
Mr. Hopkins poetry illustrated by Stephen Alcorn.  
? New York County
Mr. Hopkins received a master's degree from the Bank Street College of Education in Manhattan, New York. 

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