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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) — biography from Bronx Masquerade… (more)
Bronx Masquerade 1,179 copies, 90 reviews
Make Way for Dyamonde Daniel 473 copies, 22 reviews
Meet Danitra Brown 463 copies, 39 reviews
Garvey's Choice 410 copies, 20 reviews
The Road to Paris 400 copies, 17 reviews
Oh, Bother! Someone's Fighting! 382 copies, 1 review
Words with Wings 312 copies, 26 reviews
Jazmin's Notebook 278 copies, 2 reviews
Ordinary Hazards: A Memoir 268 copies, 21 reviews
Oh, Bother! Someone's Baby-Sitting! (Author) 266 copies, 1 review
My Man Blue 264 copies, 15 reviews
Wild, Wild Hair 250 copies, 7 reviews
Planet Middle School 246 copies, 16 reviews
Rich: A Dyamonde Daniel Book 225 copies, 35 reviews
Dark Sons 210 copies, 4 reviews
Kamala Harris: Rooted in Justice 142 copies, 2 reviews
Danitra Brown Leaves Town 136 copies, 11 reviews
Thanks a Million: Poems 136 copies, 11 reviews
Between the Lines 131 copies, 3 reviews
When Daddy Prays 127 copies, 5 reviews
Oh, Brother! 121 copies, 14 reviews
A Pocketful of Poems 117 copies, 11 reviews
Come Sunday 114 copies, 7 reviews
When Gorilla Goes Walking 111 copies, 7 reviews
Poems in the Attic 101 copies, 12 reviews
Welcome, Precious 98 copies, 15 reviews
Danitra Brown, Class Clown 97 copies, 16 reviews
A Girl Named Mister 93 copies, 4 reviews
Just For You! A Day With Daddy 89 copies, 3 reviews
What is Goodbye? 83 copies, 4 reviews
Voices of Christmas 79 copies, 3 reviews
Bedtime for Sweet Creatures 73 copies, 4 reviews
C Is for City 69 copies, 10 reviews
The Watcher 65 copies, 12 reviews
It's Raining Laughter: Poems 64 copies, 2 reviews
At Break of Day 61 copies, 1 review
At Jerusalem's Gate 61 copies, 1 review
Under the Christmas Tree 61 copies, 2 reviews
Off to See the Sea 52 copies, 4 reviews
From a Child's Heart 51 copies, 3 reviews
Southwest Sunrise 48 copies, 4 reviews
Portrait Of Mary 43 copies, 1 review
Shoe Magic 39 copies, 1 review
Something on My Mind 38 copies, 3 reviews
A Dime a Dozen 34 copies, 2 reviews
Garvey in the Dark 27 copies, 4 reviews
Stepping Out With Grandma Mac 22 copies, 4 reviews
Playtime for Restless Rascals 18 copies, 2 reviews
Growin' 10 copies

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