Tag: Nikki Grimes

Book Review: Ordinary Hazards, by Nikki Grimes

Nikki Grimes is one of my favorite writers, gathering beautiful words in her notebooks over the years, which are now mixed with memories in Ordinary Hazards (coming 10/08/19 — thank you for providing ARCs, WordSong/Highlights). The content is dark, yet hopeful. The words are…

IMWAYR: Just READ

As I plan for summer school, I’m trying to finish as much reading as I can before I don’t have time during the day to “just read.” This week… I finished The Tornado by Jake Burt. Wow! If this story is fiction, then it’s…

IMWAYR: Picture Books and Memoirs

I’m spending the week with my granddaughter and today we headed to The Brain Lair Bookstore to visit Kathy (the owner and my book buddy). “M” spied one of her favorite authors right away and said, “Hey! Look! We have How to Build a…