Nikki Grimes Presented By:  Cristina Vitello - Matt Hauser - Christina Iannuci
<ul><li>Born on October 20, 1950 in Harlem  </li></ul><ul><li>Started to write at the age of 6 </li></ul><ul><li>Also a si...
Nikki Grimes: Biography <ul><li>Nikki’s difficult childhood </li></ul>
<ul><li>Foster care </li></ul><ul><li>Troubled Childhood </li></ul><ul><li>Rhyme </li></ul>Nikki Grimes: Theme <ul><li>Gro...
Oh! Brother
Meet Danitra Brown
C is for City
Shoe Magic
Bronx Masquerade
Barak Obama
Nikki Grimes thoughts on.. <ul><li>Marginalizing Multicultural Books </li></ul>
Nikki Grimes: Awards <ul><li>1993 NAACP Image Award Finalist- Malcolm X </li></ul><ul><li>1999 Coretta Scott King Honor- J...
<ul><li>will be appearing July 1-2, 2009 at the Educational Resources Library.  </li></ul>Nikki Grimes
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  • Nikki Grimes

    1. 1. Nikki Grimes Presented By: Cristina Vitello - Matt Hauser - Christina Iannuci
    2. 2. <ul><li>Born on October 20, 1950 in Harlem </li></ul><ul><li>Started to write at the age of 6 </li></ul><ul><li>Also a singer, dancer, sculptor,& jewelry designer. </li></ul>Nikki Grimes: Biography
    3. 3. Nikki Grimes: Biography <ul><li>Nikki’s difficult childhood </li></ul>
    4. 4. <ul><li>Foster care </li></ul><ul><li>Troubled Childhood </li></ul><ul><li>Rhyme </li></ul>Nikki Grimes: Theme <ul><li>Growing up </li></ul><ul><li>City life </li></ul><ul><li>Rhythm </li></ul>
    5. 5. Oh! Brother
    6. 6. Meet Danitra Brown
    7. 7. C is for City
    8. 8. Shoe Magic
    9. 9. Bronx Masquerade
    10. 10. Barak Obama
    11. 11. Nikki Grimes thoughts on.. <ul><li>Marginalizing Multicultural Books </li></ul>
    12. 12. Nikki Grimes: Awards <ul><li>1993 NAACP Image Award Finalist- Malcolm X </li></ul><ul><li>1999 Coretta Scott King Honor- Jazmin’s Notebook </li></ul><ul><li>2003 Coretta Scott King Award- Bronx Masquerade </li></ul><ul><li>2003 Coretta Scott King Honor- Talkin’ About Bessie: The Story of Aviator Elizabeth Coleman </li></ul><ul><li>2006 Coretta Scott King Honor- Dark Sons </li></ul><ul><li>2006 NCTE Excellence in Poetry for Children </li></ul><ul><li>2007 Coretta Scott King Honor- The Road to Paris </li></ul>
    13. 13. <ul><li>will be appearing July 1-2, 2009 at the Educational Resources Library. </li></ul>Nikki Grimes

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