C is for City (Paperback)

By Nikki Grimes, Pat Cummings (Illustrator)

Wordsong, 9781590780138, 40pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 2002

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Here's Nikki Grimes's clever alphabet rhyme as a guide to a big city. From the ice-skating rink to the opera, C is for City is alive with activity. Pat Cummings's vivid illustrations are filled with alphabetical items for which to search. An answer key is provided in the back.

About the Author

Nikki Grimes is the recipient of the 2006 NCTE Award for Excellence in Poetry for Children. Her books include the New York Times best seller Barack Obama: Son of Promise, Child of Hope and the Dyamonde Daniel chapter-book series. She won the Coretta Scott King Award for Bronx Masquerade and earned a Coretta Scott King Author Honor four times—for Words with WingsJazmin's NotebookDark Sons, and The Road to Paris. She lives in Corona, California. nikkigrimes.com.