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