Dial Books For Young Readers

October 1998

$17.99 US

56p hc

ISBN: 978-0803722279

A Dime A Dozen

Nikki Grimes

Pictures by Angelo

from Penguin Group...

Celebrated author Nikki Grimes turns her soulful, searching gaze to themes of destiny and determination sure to strike a chord in anyone going through the difficult, joyous struggle of growing up. Reflecting on her own childhood experiences, she offers twenty-eight poems exploring the pleasures and pains of charting your own path--and taking a few lumps along the way. In words straight from the heart and straight from the hip, this honest, uplifting collection will spark ideas, light a path, and encourage young readers to discover the person they might someday become. Nikki Grimes created this collection expressly to speak to the lives of older children.

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