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Amazon.com's Significant Seven
Nikki Giovanni graciously agreed to answer the questions we like to ask every author: the Amazon.com Significant Seven.
Q: What book has had the most significant impact on your life?
A: No single book. The poetry of Paul Laurence Dunbar, Langston Hughes, and Gwendolyn Brooks was an impact, however.
Q: You are stranded on a desert island with only one book, one CD, and one DVD--what are they?
A: Sula by Toni Morrison, Great American Spirituals, and The Godfather.
Q: What is the worst lie you've ever told?
A: "You're the best."
Q: Describe the perfect writing environment.
A: A cup of coffee, my rocking chair, the sun just rising through my left window.
Q: If you could write your own epitaph, what would it say?
A: "I tried."
Q: Who is the one person living or dead that you would like to have dinner with?
A: Lorraine Hansberry
Q: If you could have one superpower, what would it be?
A: I would fly.
This is a good story to tell but this was difficult to read. Mainly because of the print, both font and size. Good historical information was told in the story.Published 3 months ago by E. Carter
I love teaching my kids about black history. This book is awesome with beautiful pictures. My daughter was reading the whole book to me at age 5Published 4 months ago by OZ Kamara
I bought this book to use in my elementary classroom and found that there are many ways to use this book. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Cinderella
This information book is an inspiration to all.
The story with its accurate depiction is one to use in my classroom.
The illustrations are superb.