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Bedtime for sweet creatures —Grimes, Nikki, author.

A beloved and very sleepy little boy resists his mother's efforts to put him to bed.

Off to see the sea —Grimes, Nikki, author.

"The faucet flows like a waterfall, the bathroom floor is a distant shore, toy boats sail against the waves. An imagination-fueled adventure on the high seas is just what it takes to get little one clean."--Provided by p...

Kamala Harris : rooted in justice —Grimes, Nikki, author.

"The first-ever picture book biography on Senator Kamala Harris"-- Provided by publisher.

Southwest sunrise —Grimes, Nikki, author.

Jayden expects to see nothing but brown his first morning in New Mexico, but after being surprised by colorful rocks, flowers, birds, and animals, he wonders if this place could become home.

Garvey's choice —Grimes, Nikki, author.

"Garvey's father has always wanted Garvey to be athletic, but Garvey is interested in astronomy, science fiction, reading--anything but sports. Feeling like a failure, he comforts himself with food. Garvey is kind, funny...

Planet Middle School —Grimes, Nikki, author.

A series of poems describes all the baffling changes at home and at school in twelve-year-old Joylin's transition from tomboy basketball player to not-quite-girly girl.

The watcher —Grimes, Nikki, author.

A poetic story inspired by Psalm 121. Jordan lives in fear of Tanya, the class bully. But Tanya has worries of her own, no matter how much she tries to ignore them. It seems impossible that Jordan and Tanya could be anyt...

Halfway to perfect —Grimes, Nikki, author.

Despite what Dyamonde and Free say, Damaria worries that she is getting fat, until a classmate's problem with diabetes causes her to change her thoughts about body image.

Ordinary hazards : a memoir —Grimes, Nikki, author.

Growing up with a mother suffering from paranoid schizophrenia and a mostly absent father, Nikki Grimes found herself terrorized by babysitters, shunted from foster family to foster family, and preyed upon by those she t...

Bronx masquerade —Grimes, Nikki, author.

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.

One last word : wisdom from the Harlem Renaissance —Grimes, Nikki, author.

"In this collection of poetry, Nikki Grimes looks afresh at the poets of the Harlem Renaissance -- including voices like Langston Hughes, Georgia Douglas Johnson, and many more writers of importance and resonance from th...

Make way for Dyamonde Daniel —Grimes, Nikki, author, narrator.
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Spunky third-grader Dyamonde Daniel misses her old neighborhood, but when she befriends a boy named Free, another new student at school, she finally starts to feel at home.

Rich —Grimes, Nikki, author.

Free is excited about a local poetry contest because of its cash prize, but when he and Dyamonde befriend a classmate who is homeless and living in a shelter, they rethink what it means to be rich or poor.

Almost zero —Grimes, Nikki, author.

Dyamonde is angry at her mother for not buying her the shoes she wants but when she finds out that a classmate has it a lot worse, she is determined to help.

Between the lines —Grimes, Nikki, author.

A group of high school students grow an understanding of each other's challenges and forge unexpected connections as they prepare for a boys vs. girls poetry slam. Includes author's note about foster home care.