Hope Anita Smith





Hope Anita Smith


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Akron, Ohio, The United States
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On her journey to becoming an award-winning author, Hope Anita Smith has been a storyteller, teacher, photographer, artist and a singer. Her first book, THE WAY A DOOR CLOSES won several awards including, The Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe New Talent Award, the Judy Lopez award from the Women's National Book Association, the Lee Bennett Hopkins Honor, the Claudia Lewis Award from Bank Street College and it was chosen as one of the Best Books of the Year by School Library Journal 2004.

The sequel, entitled KEEPING THE NIGHT WATCH, is due to hit the shelves in the spring of 2008. She will follow that with another book that she wrote and illustrated INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO LOSE A MOTHER and Other Poems. Ms. Smith's first foray into illustratio
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Average rating: 4.08 · 535 ratings · 164 reviews · 5 distinct worksSimilar authors
Keeping the Night Watch

4.10 avg rating — 257 ratings — published 2008 — 3 editions
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The Way a Door Closes

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My Daddy Rules the World: P...

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Mother Poems

4.12 avg rating — 67 ratings — published 2009
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It Rained Warm Bread

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