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.
|Edition description:||1ST BOYDS|
|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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Moving life story told through poetry...Hopkins gives us a gift to treasure.