A guy whose father ripped his heart out too. Me and you, Ishmael, we’re brothers, two dark sons. Betrayed, lost, and isolated, the perspectives of two teenage boys—modern-day Sam and biblical Ishmael—unite over millennia to illustrate the power of forgiveness. ‘Both lyrical and powerful, Grimes’ unusual novel is a meditation on faith and father-son relationships .
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About The Author

Nikki Grimes is the prolific and award-winning author of more than fifty books. She is renowned for her use of poetry to tell a cohesive story, for her insightful writing, and for her ability to connect with her readers. She currently resides in California.

Books by Nikki Grimes

Dark Sons

A guy whose father ripped his heart out too. Me and you, Ishmael, we're brothers, two dark sons. Betrayed, lost, and isolated, the perspectives of two teenage boys---modern-day Sam and biblical Ishmael--...

A Girl Named Mister

Bestselling author Nikki Grimes, author of Dark Sons and Voices of Christmas, presents the story of Mister, a teenage girl who honestly and poignantly tells her story of temptation and teenage pregnancy through...

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