Category: Verse Novels

10 Apr

Verse Novels: WORDS WITH WINGS by Nikki Grimes

“Say ‘fly,’ and I go back to the first daydream that saved me.” -Gabby in Words with Wings A couple of years ago, I “discovered” verse novels and fell headlong into a love affair that is still going strong. One of the first novels in verse I read was Words with Wings by Coretta Scott King […]

20 Sep

Poetry Friday: THE LIGHTNING DREAMER by Margarita Engle

“I have a feather pen, and a window with a view of sky.” -Tula in The Lightning Dreamer This summer I “discovered” verse novels and thought Where have I been? I immediately plunged into a love affair that is still going strong even after the romance of summer has faded. The love began with the first […]