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Nikki Grimes

Author of Bronx Masquerade

Includes the names: Nikki Grimes, Nikkii Grimes, Nikki A: Grimes

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Nikki Grimes was born and raised in New York City. She began writing poetry at age six and is well-known for writing award-winning books primarily for children and young adults. Bronx Masquerade and Talkin' About Bessie both won Coretta Scott King Awards, and her poetry collections featuring Danitra Brown are very popular. Grimes received the NCTE Award for Excellence in Poetry for Children in 2006. She has written articles for magazines including Essence and Today's Christian Woman, as well as hosted radio programs in New York and Sweden. She has lectured and read her poetry at schools in Russia, China, Sweden, and Tanzania. Grimes is also a prolific artist, creating works of fiber art, beaded jewelry, peyote beading, handmade cards, and photography. (Bowker Author Biography)
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Bronx Masquerade 1,084 copies, 87 reviews
Meet Danitra Brown 432 copies, 38 reviews
Make Way for Dyamonde Daniel 391 copies, 23 reviews
The Road to Paris 380 copies, 17 reviews
Oh, Bother! Someone's Fighting! 337 copies, 1 review
Garvey's Choice 304 copies, 16 reviews
Words with Wings 251 copies, 25 reviews
Jazmin's Notebook 245 copies, 1 review
My Man Blue 229 copies, 15 reviews
Oh, Bother! Someone's Baby-Sitting! (Author) 226 copies, 1 review
Ordinary Hazards: A Memoir 216 copies, 17 reviews
Dark Sons 207 copies, 4 reviews
Wild, Wild Hair 206 copies, 6 reviews
Planet Middle School 197 copies, 15 reviews
Rich: A Dyamonde Daniel Book 173 copies, 35 reviews
Thanks a Million: Poems 126 copies, 11 reviews
Danitra Brown Leaves Town 120 copies, 11 reviews
A Pocketful of Poems 110 copies, 11 reviews
Oh, Brother! 109 copies, 14 reviews
When Daddy Prays 108 copies, 5 reviews
Come Sunday 107 copies, 7 reviews
When Gorilla Goes Walking 103 copies, 7 reviews
Kamala Harris: Rooted in Justice 103 copies, 2 reviews
Between the Lines 97 copies, 3 reviews
Danitra Brown, Class Clown 94 copies, 15 reviews
Poems in the Attic 88 copies, 11 reviews
Welcome, Precious 88 copies, 15 reviews
A Girl Named Mister 87 copies, 4 reviews
Just For You! A Day With Daddy 77 copies, 3 reviews
What is Goodbye? 75 copies, 4 reviews
Voices of Christmas 72 copies, 3 reviews
It's Raining Laughter: Poems 62 copies, 2 reviews
Under the Christmas Tree 59 copies, 2 reviews
C Is for City 59 copies, 10 reviews
At Break of Day 57 copies, 1 review
Bedtime for Sweet Creatures 56 copies, 3 reviews
At Jerusalem's Gate 52 copies, 1 review
The Watcher 51 copies, 11 reviews
From a Child's Heart 50 copies, 3 reviews
Portrait Of Mary 42 copies, 1 review
Shoe Magic 38 copies, 1 review
Off to See the Sea 37 copies, 2 reviews
Something on My Mind 37 copies, 3 reviews
A Dime a Dozen 31 copies, 2 reviews
Southwest Sunrise 30 copies, 3 reviews
Stepping Out With Grandma Mac 21 copies, 4 reviews
Growin' 8 copies

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