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Bronx Masquerade
Bronx Masquerade

$ 7.99

Bronx Masquerade

Nikki Grimes (A)

List Price: $7.99 (Paperback - Poetry / Students - 2001)

Description: When Wesley writes a poem for his high school English class, some of his classmates clamor to read their poems aloud too. Soon theyre having weekly poetry sessions and, one by one, the eighteen students are opening up and taking on the risky challenge of self-revelation. There Lupe Alvarin, desperate to have a baby so she will feel loved. Raynard Patterson, hiding a secret behind his silence. Porscha Johnson, needing an outlet for her anger after her mother OD. Through the poetry they share and narratives in which they reveal their most intimate thoughts about themselves and one another, their words and lives show what lies beneath the skin, behind the eyes, beyond the masquerade. (176 pgs) Age 12 +                        

Ashay says, Nikki Grimes has written so many wonderful books for children. This would be a great book for an English or creative writing class because kids are writing and speaking their truth.  Add it to your library today.

Product Dimensions: 8.4 x 5.7 x 0.7 inches
Shipping Weight: 11.2 ounces

ISBN: AAPO978-0425289761

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