Lee Bennett Hopkins

American educator and poet
Died on Monday August 12th 2019


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@boygobong: RT @TommyJJohnsonJr: RIP and condolences to Lee's husband of fifty years. In 1967 Langston Hughes' passing spurred Lee to realize his child… - 3 days ago

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@wooly_dolly: RT @NatCentAusChLit: VALE Lee Bennett Hopkins - who spent his life ensuring that children loved poetry by anthologising both the known and… - 4 days ago

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@storyguy1: So sorry to hear that the children's poet Lee Bennett Hopkins has passed. I didn't know him well, but he was always… - 4 days ago

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@LitLuisa: "I’ve always maintained that more can be said or felt in eight or 10 lines than sometimes in an entire novel." —Lee… - 5 days ago

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@creelmar: Rest In Peace Lee Bennett Hopkins. Could a life be better served than bringing poetry to children? - 5 days ago

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