Contributor biographical information for Rosa / Nikki Giovanni ; illustrated by Bryan Collier.
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Nikki Giovanni is one of our best-known and best-loved African American poets. She is the author of numerous books for adults and young readers, with her newest poetry collection published in November 2003 by William Morrow. She teaches creative writing at Virginia Tech and lives in Christiansburg, Virginia.
Bryan Collier is the author and illustrator of Uptown, winner of the Coretta Scott King Award and the Ezra Jack Keats Book Award. He is also the illustrator of Martin’s Big Words, which was a Caldecott Honor Book. The Chicago Sun-Times has called Collier’s art “breathtakingly beautiful.” Mr. Collier lives with his family in Harlem in New York City.
Visit Nikki and Bryan at their web sites: www.nikki-giovanni.com and www.bryancollier.com
Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Parks, Rosa, -- 1913-2005 -- Juvenile literature.
African American women -- Alabama -- Montgomery -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
African Americans -- Alabama -- Montgomery -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Civil rights workers -- Alabama -- Montgomery -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
African Americans -- Civil rights -- Alabama -- Montgomery -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
Segregation in transportation -- Alabama -- Montgomery -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
Montgomery (Ala.) -- Race relations -- Juvenile literature.
Montgomery (Ala.) -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.