Nikki Grimes (born October 20, 1950) is an American author of books written for children and young adults, as well as a poet and journalist. Contents. [hide]. 1 Background and career; 2 Famous Works. 2.1 Published works. 3 Awards and honors; 4 References; 5 External links. 5.1 Interviews. Background and career[ edit].
Nikki Grimes, poet and award-winning author of more than 55 books for children and adults, has created a fun and useful site for teachers and readers of all ages.
New York Times bestselling author Nikki Grimes is the recipient of the 2017 Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal, the 2016 Virginia Hamilton Literary Award, and the 2006 NCTE Award for Excellence in Poetry for Children. Her distinguished works include the much-honored books Garvey's Choice, ALA Notable book What is ...
Nikki was born in Harlem in 1950. At the age of 13, she gave her firstpoetry reading, at the Countee Cullen Library, a block away from where she was born. She has won numerous awards, including the 2003 Coretta Scott King Award, given each year by the American Library Association to an African-American author and ...
Nikki Grimes conveyed the fire-in-the-belly fervor of a Harlem girl who knows she was born to write in Jazmin's Notebook, a Coretta Scott King Honor Book. In My Man Blue, a Booklist Editor's Choice and Newsweek Children's Books of the Year selection, her artful words expressed a boy's journey from skepticism to trust.
Nikki Grimes is the award-winning, New York Times bestselling author of dozens of children's and young adult books as well as a poet and journalist. Among...
Nikki Grimes was born in Harlem, but grew up in many different parts of New York . As a foster child from a broken home, she moved from place to place, always saying goodbye to new friends. Reading and writing became her survival tools. When she had no one else to talk to, Grimes wrote poems and stories about the ...
Information about Nikki Grimes, author of books for young people and contributor to "The Exquisite Corpse Adventure."