Someone posted this to one of my list servs yesterday, though I haven't seen the official web page announcement:
The award, named for poet Lee Bennett Hopkins, is given to a volume of distinguished poetry.
The winner is HERE IN HARLEM by Walter Dean Myers (Holiday House)
Two Honor Books were chosen:
CREATURE CARNIVAL by Marilyn Singer (Hyperion Books)
IS THIS FOREVER...OR WHAT? TEXAS POEMS, edited by Naomi Shihab Nye (Greenwillow Books)
Marilyn Singer is on a writer list serv with Cyn and me, and was gracious enough to organize a breakfast at last year's NCTE conference in Indianapolis. (We missed her presentation, though :-().
We did, however, have the pleasure of seeing Walter Dean Myers and Naomi Shihab Nye present here in Texas last year: Myers presented selections from HERE IN HARLEM at last year's Texas Book Festival, and Nye presented IS THIS FOREVER... at last year's Texas Library Association conference.