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Spectacular Science

A Book of Poems

Lee Bennett Hopkins (Selected by), Virginia Halstead (Illustrator)


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Lee Bennett Hopkins and Virginia Halstead combine charming poems with vivid illustrations to share the beauty of the subject of science.

Spectacular Science shows that science is not a dry subject at all, but that it is a way of looking at the world. With sensitivity and wonder, new poets explore biology, chemistry, physics, and more.

Lee Bennett Hopkins combines the intriguing voices of a variety of poets with Virginia Halstead’s fanciful illustrations, creating a thought-provoking collection that makes science accessible, intriguing, and fun.

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 9780689851209, 40pp.

Publication Date: July 1, 2002

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.