A Dime a Dozen

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A Dime a Dozen

by Nikki Grimes

Illustrations by Angelo

First Release:

February 1999

ISBN: 0803722273

Although Mom says to "find another dream," a talented young girl refuses to stop writing. In this collection of poems, she reflects on her multicultural neighborhood and friends, Mom’s drinking, Dad’s unreliability, Grandma’s assumptions, and her own hopes for the future. One day, the girl knows, her mother will shout, "My daughter, the Writer."

  • ISBN: 0803722273
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: -
    Publisher: Dial
    Dewey Classification: 811
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