Words with wings / Nikki Grimes.
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- ISBN: 9781490609690 (sound recording)
- ISBN: 9781490613963 (sound recording)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file) : digital
- Edition: Unabridged.
- Publisher: Prince Frederick : Recorded Books, 2014.
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Narrator: Mutiyat Ade-Salu.
Gabby's world is filled with daydreams. Now, what began as an escape from her parents' arguments has taken over her life. But with the help of a new teacher, Gabby the dreamer might just become Gabby the writer. Written in vivid accessible poems, this verse novel is a celebration of one girl's indomitable spirit and of a teacher's ability to reach out and change a life.." . . Grimes has written a novel in verse that is an enthusiastic celebration of the power of words and imagination. . . Always accessible, Grimes' language is vivid, rhythmic, and figurative. . . Grimes' words speak to the daydreamer in every reader." -"Booklist", starred review. " . . . Grimes packs substantial emotional heft into her poems, especially the way that Gabby's parents' separation weighs on her. . . her poems lovingly convey the rich inner life (and turmoil) of a girl in the process of finding her voice." -"Publishers Weekly"
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