History of American Children’s Poets – Episode 3: The 1940s

Welcome to episode 3!

In this series, Lee Bennett Hopkins takes us through a chronology of American poets for children from 1920 to 1999. Each episode focuses on the poets of a single decade, and the posts include a few sample poems, photos, and a growing timeline of poets.

We hope you’ll enjoy this journey through time with us!


See the full poem here, along with other wonderful poems by Countee Cullen.





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