January 26, 2000
6.98 X 0.11 X 8.96 inches | 0.21 pounds
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About the Author
LEE BENNETT HOPKINS is a distinguished poet, writer, and anthologist whose poetry collections include the highly acclaimed Hand in Hand: An American History Through Poetry, illustrated by Peter Fiore, and My America: A Poetry Atlas of the United States, and America at War, both illustrated by Stephen Alcorn. Mr. Hopkins's numerous awards include the University of Southern Mississippi Medallion for "lasting contributions to children's literature" and both the Christopher Award and a Golden Kite Honor for his verse novel Been to Yesterdays: Poems of a Life. He lives in Cape Coral, Florida.
Harvey Stevenson attended Trinity College in Connecticut and the School of Visual Arts in New York City, where he later worked as an art director in advertising. He now lives in Paris, France with his wife and son.
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