Category: NCTE Poets Spotlight Series

23 Jul

Spotlight on NCTE Poets: X.J. Kennedy, with Lee Bennett Hopkins

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“One winter night in August, while the larks sang in their eggs…“ Welcome to the twelfth 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 [...]

17 Apr

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

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“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 [...]

03 Apr

Spotlight on NCTE Poets: Barbara Juster Esbensen, with Lee Bennett Hopkins

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“A poem is merely a dance of breath that has learned to fly.“ Welcome to the tenth 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 [...]

16 Jan

Spotlight on NCTE Poets: Valerie Worth, with Lee Bennett Hopkins

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“When I turned to writing, I tried to create what I wanted when I was a child– poetry that would reach more deeply into the world I saw around me.“ Welcome to the ninth episode of SPOTLIGHT ON NCTE POETS! The videos in this series with Lee Bennett Hopkins are brief and personal looks at all the [...]

17 Oct

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

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“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 [...]

22 Aug

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

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“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 [...]

06 Jun

Spotlight on NCTE Poets: John Ciardi, with Lee Bennett Hopkins

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“The minimum requirement for a good poem is a miracle.“ Welcome to the sixth 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 [...]

17 Jan

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

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“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 [...]

12 Dec

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

Spotlight on NCTE Poets: Myra Cohn Livingston

“…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 [...]

25 Oct

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

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“…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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