Pennsylvania Center for the Book

Lee Bennett Hopkins Award 2001

The 2001 winner was Liz Rosenberg for Light-Gathering Poems (Henry Holt)
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Judges' Comments:

“Expansive, beautiful, classical, great choices, accessible—just the kind of poems to turn children on to the music and sound of the words.”

“This is the kind of book I could see a young person keeping and cherishing and returning to over and over again."



Additionally, judges gave an honor award to:

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Paul B. Janeczko for Stone Bench in an Empty Park (Orchard)




2001 Judges

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