It works well to read poems here and there from The Voice of My Heart … but I often find myself caught up in the expressions of love and longing, moving from one poem to the next, contemplating, learning, feeling.
With her usual positive and hopeful storytelling, Nikki Grimes reminds us that lives changed during the Covid pandemic, affecting many people in many different ways. Garvey’s story will resonate deeply with readers of all ages.
Charlie Tickler is a boy with parents who don’t listen. They leave him with grandparents who don’t listen while they travel the world. And Charlie falls into a mystery he’s determined to solve with the help of his new friend Frog.