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Nikki Grimes

Nikki Grimes is a New York Times bestselling poet and author and recipient of the 2017 Children’s Literature Legacy Medal and the 2006 NCTE Award for Excellence in Poetry for Children. She is the author of Ordinary Hazards (WordSong, 2019), which received the ALA Michael Printz Honor, ALA Robert F. Sibert Honor, and the 2020 Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Award for Nonfiction. She lives in Corona, California.

Nikki Grimes
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