Spotlight on NCTE Poets: J. Patrick Lewis, with Lee Bennett Hopkins

“The poem is always more important than the poet.“ Welcome to the sixteenth 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 […]

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Poetry Month 2012: Children’s Poet Laureate J. Patrick Lewis

U.S. Children's Poet Laureate J. Patrick Lewis

Poetry Month 2012: Grand Finale So it’s happened. The last day of April has arrived, which means the end of Poetry Month 2012. It has been a delight to see all the wonderful events going on around the blogoshpere, to participate in some of them, to forge new friendships, and to have brought ten outstanding […]

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