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Meet the Author: Nikki Grimes - Tuesday, May 9, 6 pm - Powell Branch Library

Apr 20, 2017 03:01:02 PM

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Kalamazoo, MI –

Kalamazoo Public Library is proud to welcome New York Times bestselling author Nikki Grimes to Kalamazoo on Tuesday, May 9, 6 pm at the Alma Powell Branch Library. This event is free and open to the public. No registration is required. 

Grimes will visit Kalamazoo schools and Kalamazoo Public Library to discuss her writing and career with Kalamazoo kids, teens, and families. A book sale and signing will immediately follow the event. Books will be sold by local, independent bookstore, Bookbug.

Nikki Grimes won the Wilder Award at the Youth Media Awards in 2017, the 2016 Virginia Hamilton Literary Award, and the 2006 NCTE Award for Excellence in Poetry for Children.

Her distinguished works include ALA Notable book, What is Goodbye?, Coretta Scott King Award winner Bronx Masquerade, and Coretta Scott King Author Honor books Jazmin's Notebook, Talkin' About Bessie, Dark Sons, The Road to Paris, and Words with Wings. Creator of the popular collection of poems, Meet Danitra Brown, Ms. Grimes lives in Corona California. 

Many of Nikki Grimes' writings are available for check-out via the Kalamazoo Public Library Catalog. Place your hold today! You must have a KPL card to check out materials. Don't have a card? Get carded today

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