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Exclusive Cover Reveal + Giveaway: ORDINARY HAZARDS by Nikki Grimes

I’ve done a number of cover reveals here over the years, but today is something a bit different. Dare I say an innovation in the realm of cover reveals!

Today we are revealing a cover online, just as it is being revealed in the real world in Seattle at the American Library Association Midwinter.

nikki grimes_photo credit AARON LEMEN

The book is Ordinary Hazards, a memoir by Nikki Grimes. It arrives in October and some authors you might know have good things to say about it:

FINAL ORDINARY HAZARDS BANNER

If you’re attending ALA Midwinter there are ARCs available at booth #2221

I’m also giving away three copies of Ordinary Hazards – click here to enter!

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About Travis Jonker

Travis Jonker is an elementary school librarian in Michigan. He writes reviews (and the occasional article or two) for School Library Journal and is a member of the 2014 Caldecott committee. You can email Travis at scopenotes@gmail.com, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.

Comments

  1. I am a huge fan of Nikki’s work so I can’t wait to read this!

  2. Maggie Bokelman says:

    I am a huge fan of poetry and verse novels, and Nikki Grimes is one of the best and most prolific children’s/ya poets out there. We were fortunate enough to have her visit our school this fall. I am beyond excited to read Nikki’s verse memoir–I have no doubt it will be fabulous. And what a cover! Absolutely gorgeous.

  3. Janet Fagal says:

    I would love to get an early copy. Nikki gave me a sneak peek back when she visited our area around Halloween. I simply cannot wait to read this.

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