Lee Bennett Hopkins's poetry anthologies include Marvelous Math, which won a Parents' Choice Gold Award and was a Reading Rainbow selection, and Spectacular Science. The recipient of a Christopher Award and the University of Southern Mississippi's Medallion for "lasting contributions to children's literature," Mr. Hopkins lives in Westchester County, New York, and Cape Coral, Florida.
NewsFlash: Nov 2008 LEE BENNETT HOPKINS is the recipient of the 2009 National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) Award for Excellence in Poetry for Children. Mark your calendars now for Saturday, November 21st 2009. Lee will receive his NCTE award at the 99th NCTE Annual Convention to be held in Philadelphia. In the meantime, congratulations, Lee!