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Bronx Masquerade

by Nikki Grimes

While studying the Harlem Renaissance, students at a Bronx high school read aloud poems they've written, revealing their innermost thoughts and fears to their formerly clueless classmates.

Dark Sons

by Nikki Grimes

Sam can't believe it when his father leaves the family to marry another white woman. The betrayal cuts deep. Sam had been so close to his dad, and idolized him. Now who can he turn to, who can he trust? Even God seems to have ditched him.

Growin'

by Nikki Grimes

Pump thinks her world has ended when her father, the only person who believed in her poetry, suddenly dies. That is, until she meets Jim Jim.

Meet Danitra Brown

by Nikki Grimes

Zuri Jackson wants readers to meet her friend, Danitra Brown, the "most splendiferous girl in town." In 13 spirited rhymes, Zuri narrates an unforgettable portrait of the many ways in which friends bring out the best in each other.

The Road to Paris

by Nikki Grimes

Inconsolable at being separated from her older brother, eight-year-old Paris is apprehensive about her new foster family but just as she learns to trust them, she faces a life-changing decision.

Talkin' about Bessie: The Story of Aviator Elizabeth Coleman

by Nikki Grimes

Elizabeth "Bessie" Coleman was always being told what she could & couldn't do. In an era when Jim Crow laws and segregation were a way of life, it was not easy to survive. Bessie didn't let that stop her. Although she was only 11 when the Wright brothers took their historic flight, she vowed to become the first African-American female pilot. Her sturdy faith and determination helped her overcome obstacles of poverty, racism, and gender discrimination. Innovatively told through a series of monologues.

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