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- DescriptionGrowing up in the 1950s, young Lee Bennett Hopkins faced the painful events of his parents' divorce, an unstable homelife, and a hand-to-mouth existence. Through it all, he clung to the memory of his beloved grandmother and his hope of becoming a writer. In these emotionally charged autobiographical poems, the author captures a boy's feelings, experiences, and aspirations in the tumultuous period of his life.
- Author BiographyLee Bennett Hopkins is a poet and anthologist and has been honored with the Christopher Award, the University of Southern Mississippi's Medallion for lasting contributions to children's literature, and the NCTE Award for Excellence
- Author(s)Lee Bennett Hopkins
- PublisherBoyds Mills Press
- Date of Publication07/10/1999
- FormatPaperback / softback
- SubjectChildren's General Non-Fiction
- Place of PublicationHonesdale
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintBoyds Mills Press
- Content Noteillustrations
- Weight168 g
- Width140 mm
- Height230 mm
- Spine6 mm
- Illustrator(s)Charlene Rendeiro
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US),Picture book,Unsewn / adhesive bound
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