Spotlight on NCTE Poets: Eloise Greenfield, with Lee Bennett Hopkins

“We inhale its strength and are grateful.“ Welcome to the eleventh episode of SPOTLIGHT ON NCTE POETS! The videos in this series with Lee Bennett Hopkins are brief and personal looks at all the recipients of the NCTE Award for Excellence in Poetry for Children. This series isn’t about analyzing the poets and their work, but rather […]

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Spotlight on NCTE Poets: Arnold Adoff, with Lee Bennett Hopkins

“I really want a poem to sprout roses and spit bullets.“ Welcome to the eighth episode of SPOTLIGHT ON NCTE POETS! The videos in this series with Lee Bennett Hopkins are brief and personal looks at all the recipients of the NCTE Award for Excellence in Poetry for Children. This series isn’t about analyzing the poets and […]

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Spotlight on NCTE Poets: Lilian Moore, with Lee Bennett Hopkins

“I try to tell the truth.“ Welcome to the seventh episode of SPOTLIGHT ON NCTE POETS! The videos in this series with Lee Bennett Hopkins are brief and personal looks at all the recipients of the NCTE Award for Excellence in Poetry for Children. This series isn’t about analyzing the poets and their work, but rather about […]

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Spotlight on NCTE Poets: Eve Merriam, with Lee Bennett Hopkins

“Don’t be polite. Bite in.“ Welcome to the fifth episode of SPOTLIGHT ON NCTE POETS! The videos in this series with Lee Bennett Hopkins are brief and personal looks at all the recipients of the NCTE Award for Excellence in Poetry for Children. This series isn’t about analyzing the poets and their work, but rather about preserving […]

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Spotlight on NCTE Poets: Myra Cohn Livingston, with Lee Bennett Hopkins

“…the untold mystery of me.“ Welcome to the fourth episode of SPOTLIGHT ON NCTE POETS! The videos in this series with Lee Bennett Hopkins are brief and personal looks at all the recipients of the NCTE Award for Excellence in Poetry for Children. This series isn’t about analyzing the poets and their work, but rather about preserving […]

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Poetry Friday: Spotlight on NCTE Poets – Karla Kuskin, with Lee Bennett Hopkins

“…my friend happens to be a poem.“ Welcome to the third episode of SPOTLIGHT ON NCTE POETS! The videos in this new series that I’ve cooked up with the help of Lee Bennett Hopkins are brief and personal looks at all the recipients of the NCTE Award for Excellence in Poetry for Children. This series isn’t […]

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Poetry Friday: Spotlight on NCTE Poets – Aileen Fisher, with Lee Bennett Hopkins

“What it amounts to is… I never grew up.“ Hello, there! Welcome to the second episode of SPOTLIGHT ON NCTE POETS! The videos in this new series that I’ve cooked up with the help of Lee Bennett Hopkins are brief and personal looks at all the recipients of the NCTE Award for Excellence in Poetry for […]

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Poetry Friday: Spotlight on NCTE Poets – David McCord, with Lee Bennett Hopkins

“A handful of sand… is an anthology of the universe.“ Hello, again! Welcome to the first episode of SPOTLIGHT ON NCTE POETS! I’m glad to be back from hiatus and kicking off the year with a new series that I’ve cooked up with the help of Lee Bennett Hopkins. The SPOTLIGHT series is just that: […]

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