Nikki Grimes


Nikki Grimes is the recipient of the 2006 NCTE Award for Excellence in Poetry for Children. Her distinguished works include the ALA Notable book What Is Goodbye?, as well as the novels Jazmin's Notebook, Dark Sons, and The Road to Paris, all of them Coretta Scott King Author Honor Books. She won the Coretta Scott King Author Award for Bronx Masquerade. Ms. Grimes lives in Corona, California. Visit Nikki at


Ordinary Hazards: A Memoir

Nikki Grimes


Southwest Sunrise

Nikki Grimes and Wendell Minor


Off to See the Sea

Nikki Grimes and Elizabeth Zunon


Kamala Harris: Rooted in Justice

Nikki Grimes and Laura Freeman


Legacy: Women Poets of the Harlem Renaissance

Nikki Grimes