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At Jerusalem's Gate

Poems of Easter

Nikki Grimes, David Frampton (Illustrator)

Hardcover

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Description

I angle for
a glimpse of him
whose touch unlocks
a blind man's sight,
a deaf man's hearing.
A man in the crowd at Jerusalem vies to see Jesus; a disciple recounts details of the Last Supper; Pilate's wife fears her husband's decision. Beginning with Christ's triumphant arrival in Jerusalem, Nikki Grimes explores the first Easter through the voices of those who witnessed it.

The author's introductions provide a thoughtful framework, and David Frampton's beautifully intricate and expressive woodcuts illuminate each poem. At Jerusalem's Gate offers readers of all ages insight into the most important moments in Christian history.

Eerdmans Books for Young Readers, 9780802851833, 48pp.

Publication Date: January 10, 2005



About the Author

Nikki Grimes is a New York Times bestselling author. Her previous works include At Jerusalem's Gate, When Daddy Prays (both Eerdmans), and Bronx Masquerade (Dial), which won the Coretta Scott King Award. Most recently, she won the 2017 Laura Ingalls Wilder Award for her lasting contributions to children's literature. Nikki lives in California. Visit her website at www.nikkigrimes.com. David Frampton has been writing and illustrating books for young readers for thirty years. Some of his honored works include The Whole Night Through (HarperCollins), My Son John written by Jim Aylesworth (Henry Holt), and Rhyolite written by Diane Siebert (Clarion). David Frampton grew up in Brooklyn, New York and lives in Apex, North Carolina.