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.


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 ...


Read "Historically Speaking," in which Nikki shares more about her life, ... New York Times bestselling author Nikki Grimes is the recipient of the 2017 Children's  ...


Nikki was born in Harlem in 1950. At the age of 13, she gave her first poetry reading, at the Countee Cullen Library, a block away from where she was born.


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.


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 ...


The latest Tweets from Nikki Grimes (@nikkigrimes9). Poet, photographer, artist, avid gardener. Author of Bronx Masquerade, et. al.


Visit Scholastic, the world's largest children's book publisher. Whether you need a classic kids book or classroom-proven teaching materials, discover it at ...


Nikki Grimes refers to her father as her 'best friend in the world,' and when she was in high school, her best friend died. This made the challenges of high school  ...