cover image BRONX MASQUERADE

BRONX MASQUERADE

Nikki Grimes, Author . Penguin/Speak $5.99 (167p) ISBN 978-0-1

A high school teacher in the Bronx hosts open-mike poetry in his classroom, and his students forge unexpected connections with one another. "The creative, contemporary premise will hook teens, and the poems may even inspire readers to try a few of their own," wrote PW . Ages 12-up. (Dec.)