Using the structure of a poetry slam, Nikki Grimes' award-winning novel is a powerful exploration of self, an homage to spoken-word poetry, and an intriguing look into the life of eighteen urban teens. This anniversary edition--celebrating ten years of this wonderfully evocative work--will feature discussion questions, testimonials from teachers, and an all new introduction from the author.
Bronz Masquade is a great book! It is inspiring and speaks to Africans and Americans. If you love poetry then you will love this book! Bronz Masquade is about these kids with problems and they tell about their problems through poetry. The teacher then decides to hold an open mike friday ever week. This book includes problems jocks, gangsters, spainsh, bullies, nerds, brainiaca, and painters can have. This is a have to read book. Poetry rocks!
This Book is all about the poetry. and the drama the poetry is created from. it's painfully, and pure beauty. it's for the want to be poet or the poet in you. it's about the different things going on in around 8 kids life and the outcome of there feels is in a poetry work shops kids are dying to be in
I first read this book for a teen book club that I am involved in. I hated it at first but after the discussion I read it again and loved it.
This book is about some high school kids in a english class who's teacher has kind of like a poetry reading once a month usually on a friday. The students at first hate it but then they really get into it and everyone in the class learns stuff about each other. It's a really great book!