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Hanukkah Lights: Holiday Poetry (I Can Read Book)

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Publisher Comments:

The traditions and spirit of the Festival of Lights are brought to life in these poems for beginning readers.

Anthologist Lee Bennett Hopkins brings together today's best children's poets in this joyful collection of holiday verse. Melanie Hall's lush, beautiful artwork accompanies these lovely poems.

Synopsis:

From spinning driedels to lighting the menorah to warm family gatherings, the traditions and spirit of the Festival of Lights are captured in these joyful Hanukkah poems for beginning readers. Full color.

About the Author

Lee Bennett Hopkins was born in Scranton, Pennsylvania, on April 13, 1938. As a child Mr. Hopkins read little other than comic books and movie magazines until a teacher inspired in him a love of the theater and of reading. He credits this teacher with his lifelong interest in education.

Mr. Hopkins began teaching sixth grade at a public school in Fair Lawn, New Jersey, in 1960. He enjoyed his job, and in his third year at Westmoreland School in Fair Lawn, he became the school's resource teacher, providing curricular support materials for the elementary school teachers. It was while serving in this position that Mr. Hopkins first used poetry to help children with reading problems.

In 1968 Mr. Hopkins became a curriculum and editorial specialist atScholastic, Inc. His career as a writer soared. More than two dozen of his books were published during his eight-year tenure there. In 1976 Mr. Hopkins left his job at Scholastic in order to become a full-time writer and anthologist.

Mr. Hopkins is widely recognized as the nation's spokesperson for Children's Poetry. He has edited and written numerous books for children as well as several professional texts, including Pauses: Autobiographical Reflections of 101 Creators of Children's Books and Pass the Poetry, Please!, and his column, "Poetry: A Workshop in Print" is a regular feature in TEACHING K-8 magazine. Mr. Hopkins has been honored with the University of Southern Mississippi Medallion for "lasting contributions to Children's Literature."

Mr. Hopkins served on the Board of Directors of the National Council ofTeachers of English (NCTE) from 1975 to 1978; NCTE Commission on Literature(1982-1985); and NCTE Children's Literature Assembly (1984-1987); andhe twice chaired the NCTE Poetry Award Committee. He is also the donor of both the Lee Bennett Hopkins Poetry Award, presented by Penn State University, and the Lee Bennett Hopkins/International Reading Association Promising Poet Award.

The recipient of a Christopher Award and the University of Southern Mississippi's Medallion for "lasting contributions to childrens literature." He lives in Westchester County, New York, and in Cape Coral, Florida.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780060080518
Subtitle:
Holiday Poetry
Selected:
Hall, Melanie W.
Selected:
Hopkins, Lee Bennett
Illustrator:
Hall, Melanie W.
Author:
Hopkins, Lee Bennett
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Subject:
Readers - Beginner
Subject:
American poetry
Subject:
Poetry - General
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Poetry / Plays
Subject:
Judaism
Subject:
Holidays & Festivals - Jewish
Subject:
Holidays & Celebrations - Hanukkah
Series:
I Can Read Book 2
Publication Date:
October 2004
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
YES
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
8.62x6.00x.34 in. .42 lbs.
Age Level:
05-07

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