Author Nikki Grimes recommends Karma by Cathy Ostlere. “I love a film that educates as well as entertains. I like that in a book, too! Karma, a novel-in-verse by Canadian author, Cathy Ostlere, does both in a book for young adults. It isn’t every day you get a chance to read a book about East Indian culture, let alone in poetry! This is a sophisticated read, but so worth the challenge. With Karma in hand, I am definitely feeling in the pink!”
Karma (Razorbill Books, 2011) is recommended for ages 12 and up.
Be sure to check out Grimes’ books Chasing Freedom: The Life Journeys of Harriet Tubman and Susan B. Anthony, Inspired by Historical Facts, illustrated by Michele Wood (Orchard Books, 2015); Poems in the Attic (Lee & Low, 2015); and Words With Wings (Wordsong, 2013).
Learn more at NikkiGrimes.com.