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Danitra Brown, Class Clown

Danitra Brown, Class Clown

by Nikki Grimes Illustrated by E. B. Lewis
Through verse, Zuri Jackson tells about her school experience and how her best friend, Danitra Brown, makes school fun.
Ages
8, 9, 10
Interest Level
Grades 3 - 5
Lexile Measure
NP
DRA
40
Guided Reading
Q
Publisher
Amistad Press
Number of Pages
32

About the Author and Illustrator

Nikki Grimes Nikki Grimes has written for very young children, middle readers, young adults, and adults. She is a versatile and insightful observer of human nature, writing prose that is precise, poetry that is lyrical. Her acclaimed body of work includes the poetry books Come Sunday, an ALA Notable Book, A Dime a Dozen, a Junior Library Guild selection, and the young adult novel, Jazmin's Notebook, a Coretta Scott King Honor Book.
Contributor Image Alt Tag E. B. Lewis E. B. Lewis has won a Coretta Scott King Award as well as a Caldecott Honor. He lives in New Jersey.

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