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Author: Nikki Grimes
Publisher: New York : Speak, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Primary school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A Coretta Scott King Award winner! Using the structure of a poetry slam, Nikki Grimes' award-winning novel is a powerful exploration of self, an homage to spoken-word poetry, and an intriguing look into the life of eighteen urban teens. This anniversary edition--celebrating ten years of this wonderfully evocative work--will feature discussion questions, testimonials from teachers, and an all new introduction from  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)54412245
Material Type: Document, Primary school, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nikki Grimes
ISBN: 9781440672811 1440672814
OCLC Number: 883328214
Notes: Title from resource description page (Recorded Books, viewed June 19, 2014).
Awards: Short-listed for Georgia Children's Book Award (Children's Book) 2008
Short-listed for Golden Sower Award (Young Adult) 2004
Short-listed for Charlotte Award (Young Adult) 2004
Target Audience: 7 years and up.
Description: 1 online resource
Responsibility: Nikki Grimes.

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A Coretta Scott King Award winner! Using the structure of a poetry slam, Nikki Grimes' award-winning novel is a powerful exploration of self, an homage to spoken-word poetry, and an intriguing look into the life of eighteen urban teens. This anniversary edition--celebrating ten years of this wonderfully evocative work--will feature discussion questions, testimonials from teachers, and an all new introduction from the author. "All of the [students], black, Latino, white, male, and female, talk about the unease and alienation endemic to their ages, and they do it in fresh and appealing voices. Rich and complex." 'Kirkus Reviews "As always, Grimes gives young people exactly what they're looking for'real characters who show them they are not alone." 'School Library Journal "Readers will enjoy the lively, smart voices that talk bravely, about real issues and secret fears. A fantastic choice." 'Booklist.

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