Books by Nikki Giovanni


Nikki Giovanni is a Grammy-nominated American poet, activist, and author who has written many books of poetry for children and adults. She is the author of Ego-tripping and Other Poems for Young People, I Am Loved, and Rosa, a Caldecott Honor book. She has received some twenty-five honorary degrees, was the first recipient of the Rosa L. Parks Woman of Courage Award, and has been awarded the Langston Hughes Medal for poetry. She lives in Blacksburg, Virginia, where she is a University Distinguished Professor of poetry at Virginia Tech. Instagram: giovanni.nikki


A Good Cry: What We Learn from Tears and Laughter

Nikki Giovanni


Jubilee (50th Anniversary Edition)

Margaret Walker


Best African American Essays 2010

Dorothy Sterling


Hip Hop Speaks to Children: A Celebration of Poetry with a...

Nikki Giovanni, Alicia Vergel de Dios, et al.



Nikki Giovanni and Bryan Collier


I Am Loved

Nikki Giovanni and Ashley Bryan


Make Me Rain: Poems & Prose

Nikki Giovanni


Make Me Rain Lib/E: Poems & Prose

Nikki Giovanni


Standing in the Need of Prayer

Nikki Giovanni


Artemis 2020

Nikki Giovanni


Black Panther: Tales of Wakanda

Nikki Giovanni, Tananarive Due, et al.


A Library

Nikki Giovanni and Erin K Robinson


Artemis Journal 2022

Nikki Giovanni and Natasha Trethewey