Nikki Grimes

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Birthday
20, 1950
Birthplace
Harlem, NY
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
20, 1950 (age 68)
Birthplace
Harlem, NY

About

Author of children's book and young adult novels whose book Bronx Masquerade earned the Coretta Scott King Award in 2002.

Before Fame

She read voraciously as a child, using books as a means of coping with life in Harlem.

Trivia

She gained additional acclaim for her poetry and photography.

Family Life

She was born in Harlem, New York.

Associated With

Her 2000 book, Aneesa Lee and the Weaver's gift was illustrated by Ashley Bryan.