2020 Lee Bennett Hopkins Poetry Awards

The 2020 Lee Bennett Hopkins Poetry Award has been announced by the Penn State University Libraries and the Pennsylvania Center for the Book. The award is presented annually to “an American poet or anthologist for the most outstanding new book of poetry for children published in the previous calendar year.” Here are the winners:


How to Read a Book by Kwame Alexander, illustrated by Melissa Sweet



Other Words for Home by Jasmine Warga

You Are Home: An Ode to the National Parks by Evan Turk