Make Way for Dyamonde Daniel

Dyamonde has just moved to a new school, and she’s impatient for a best friend. Then Free shows up, and there’s an even newer kid in class. Unfortunately, Free doesn’t want...

Ordinary Hazards A Memoir

In her own voice, acclaimed author and poet Nikki Grimes explores the truth of a harrowing childhood in a compelling and moving memoir in verse.Growing up with a mother suffering...

Almost Zero: A Dyamonde Daniel Book (#3)

Dyamonde Daniel has her eye on a new pair of red high-top sneakers. Following some bad advice from a classmate, she thinks she has the right idea to go about getting them – by...

Barack Obama

The #1 New York Times bestselling picture-book biography of President Barack Obama is now in paperback.Ever since Barack Obama was young, Hope has lived inside him. From the...

A Girl Named Mister

Bestselling author Nikki Grimes, author of Dark Sons, Barak Obama: Son of Promise, Child of Hope, and Voices of Christmas, presents the story of Mister, a teenage girl who...

Halfway to Perfect (Dyamonde Daniel #4)

When Dyamonde Daniel’s friend Damaris suddenly becomes a picky eater, it doesn’t take Dyamonde long to figure out the problem: Damaris is secretly dieting because some mean...

An Interview With Nikki Grimes

Nikki Grimes was born in Harlem, but grew up in many different parts of New York. As a foster child from a broken home, she moved from place to place, always saying goodbye to new...

Rich (A Dyamonde Daniel Book) How Do You know if You're Rich of if You're Poor?

Dyamonde Daniel’s best friend, Free, thinks he’s poor because he can’t buy a new video game. So when their teacher announces a poetry contest with a $100 prize, Free decides...