Item description for From a Child's Heart by Nikki Grimes & Brenda Joysmith...
Overview Thirteen poem-prayers the author might have prayed as a child, expressing the hopes, fears, longings and ordinary, everyday concerns touching a child's life.
Publishers Description What do children pray for? A best friend? More space? A chance to wear daddy's hat? Children pray for many different things, as illustrated in this wonderful collection. Nikki Grimes' prayer-poems are masterful, and Brenda Joysmith's pastels add a special visual dimension to each. From A Child's Heart will be enjoyed from the very young to the very old.
Citations And Professional Reviews From a Child's Heart by Nikki Grimes & Brenda Joysmith has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
Publishers Weekly - 10/18/1993
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Studio: Just Us Books
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.74" Width: 11.26" Height: 0.35" Weight: 0.83 lbs.
Release Date Mar 1, 2000
Publisher Just Us Books
ISBN 0940975440 ISBN13 9780940975446
Availability 0 units.
More About Nikki Grimes & Brenda Joysmith
Nikki Grimes is the award-winning, New York Times bestselling author of dozens of children s and young adult books as well as a poet and journalist. Among the many accolades she has received are the Golden Dolphin Award(2005), the NCTE Award for Excellence in Poetry for Children(2006), the Coretta Scott King Award (2003) for Bronx Masquerade, and the Horace Mann Upstanders Award (2011) forAlmost Zero: A Dyamonde Daniel Book. Additionally, her book Barack Obama: Son of Promise, Child of Hope (illustrated byBryan Collier)was a New York Times bestseller, and she was acknowledged as an NAACP Image Award Finalist in 1993 for her book Malcolm X: a Force for Change. Her books Meet Danitra Brown(illustrated by Floyd Cooper), Jazmin's Notebook, Talkin' About Bessie (illustrated byE.B. Lewis), Dark Sons, The Road to Paris, and Words with Wings were each awarded Coretta Scott King Honors. Visit her online at www.nikkigrimes.com."
Nikki Grimes currently resides in Los Angeles, in the state of California.
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