Award-winning poet and author Nikki Grimes shares moments that she endured and overcame in a memoir of her youth. After she discovered the magic of writing at a young age, her notebooks became her chosen medium to express the pain of being separated from her sister in the foster system, an alcoholic mother with paranoid schizophrenia, and a father who was in and out of her life. Grimes is able to express the emotions she put into her free verse, turning her work into an oral poetry presentation that conveys her belief in the power of words. This inspiring audiobook will have listeners seeking out Grimes's other works. E.J.F. © AudioFile 2020, Portland, Maine [Published: JANUARY 2020]
Library Ed. Recorded Books 2019
CD ISBN 9781980042853 $46.75 Four CDs
DD ISBN 9781980042952 $42.00
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