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Hope Anita Smith

Hope Anita Smith

Hope Anita Smith is the author of The Way a Door Closes and its sequel, Keeping the Night Watch. A professional story-teller, Hope teaches poetry-writing workshops to all grade levels. A native of Akron, Ohio, Ms. Smith now lives in Los Angeles, California.

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Keeping the Night Watch: ALA Book Talk

Cindy Dobrez talks about Keeping the Night Watch by Hope Anita Smith In this stunning free verse follow-up to The Way a Door Closes, CJ learns to cope with life after his absentee father returns home. Keeping the Night Watch is a 2009 Coretta Scott King Honor Book. Buy it now wherever books are sold.

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It Rained Warm Bread

It Rained Warm Bread

Gloria Moskowitz-Sweet and Hope Anita Smith; illustrations by Lea Lyon
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

A powerful middle grade novel-in-verse about one boy’s experience surviving the Holocaust.

Moishe Moskowitz-Sweet was thirteen when the Nazis invaded Poland and his family learned...

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My Daddy Rules the World

Hope Anita Smith
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

A picture book of poems that celebrate fathers from a two-time Coretta Scott King Honor--winning poet.

Who is your hero? Who’s your best friend?
Who says he loves you again and...

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Keeping the Night Watch

Hope Anita Smith; illustrated by E. B. Lewis
Square Fish
Square Fish

So many unanswered questions weigh down thirteen-year-old C.J. as he struggles to understand why his father walked out. His father is back now, though C.J. is not as quick to forgive as the other...

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The Way a Door Closes

Hope Anita Smith; Illustrated by Shane W. Evans
Square Fish
Square Fish

An award winning, poignant novel in poems about a family coping with a father's disappearance

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