Author Spotlight: Nikki Giovanni

Author Spotlight: Nikki Giovanni

Books by Nikki Giovanni:

The Girls in the CircleRosaLincoln and DouglassThe Genie in the JarHip Hop Speaks to ChildrenThe Grasshoppers SongThe Sun is So Quiet

Reading Her Poem “Fame”:

Reading Her Poem “Bicycles”:


More about Black History:

To learn even more about fascinating and inspiring black history makers, visit the Center for Black Literature & Culture at Central Library. The Center is dedicated to celebrating the vibrant and resilient heritage and triumphs of those born of African roots.

WeNeedDiverseBooks LogoTo get young people engaged, one of the things they need is to see themselves in books. It is important for all of us to see ourselves in books, because that encourages us to read in a different way and encourages us to write more.” ~ Dr. Jerrie Cobb Scott Founder of the African American Read-in #weneeddiversebooks

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