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Amazing Places
poems selected by Lee Bennett Hopkins,
illustrated by Chris Sontpeit and Christy Hale
(Lee & Low Books, 2015)
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The United States is a vast country full of amazing places. Come travel the nation and explore beautiful landscapes, fascinating historical sites, and entertaining cultural destinations. Witness the grandeur of Denali on a summer night, the lively street life of Harlem’s West 125th Street, the thrill of “flying” while touring a miniature circus, the thundering power of water at Niagara Falls, the enticing array of food and shops in San Francisco’s Chinatown, and more!
 For this delightful and inspiring collection of poems, anthologist Lee Bennett Hopkins has brought together the works of a diverse group of notable poets, including Alma Flor Ada, Jaime Adoff, Joseph Bruchac, Rebecca Kai Dotlich, Nikki Grimes, J. Patrick Lewis, Jane Medina, and Linda Sue Park. Along with the combined talents of illustrators Chris Soentpiet and Christy Hale, they have created an exciting travelogue of the United States that beautifully highlights the country’s varied historical, environmental, and cultural heritage. Readers of all ages will want to visit each amazing place again and again.
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