Nikki Grimes

Nikki Grimes is the recipient of the 2006 NCTE Award for Excellence in Poetry for Children. Her distinguished works include the ALA Notable book What Is Goodbye? , as well as the novels Jazmin's Notebook , Dark Sons , and The Road to Paris , all of them Coretta Scott King Author Honor Books. She won the Coretta Scott King Author Award for Bronx Masquerade . Ms. Grimes lives in Corona, California. Visit Nikki at