Been to Yesterdays: Poems of a Life

Been to Yesterdays: Poems of a Life

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Overview

Growing up in the 1950s, young Lee Bennett Hopkins faced the painful events of his parents' divorce, an unstable homelife, and a hand-to-mouth existence. Through it all, he clung to the memory of his beloved grandmother and his hope of becoming a writer. In these emotionally charged autobiographical poems, the author captures a boy's feelings, experiences, and aspirations in the tumultuous period of his life.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781563978081
Publisher: Highlights
Publication date: 09/28/1999
Edition description: 1ST BOYDS
Pages: 64
Sales rank: 1,236,230
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.24(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Lee Bennett Hopkins is a poet and anthologist and has been honored with the Christopher Award, the University of Southern Mississippi's Medallion for "lasting contributions to children's literature," and the NCTE Award for Excellence.

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Been to Yesterdays: Poems of a Life 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
DonnaMarieMerritt on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
Moving life story told through poetry...Hopkins gives us a gift to treasure.