Occasionally, when a book is written in verse(partly in this case) and I need to review it, I break out my incredibly rusty poetry skills and write a review in verse too. I usually try to imitate the style of verse in the book but you know, it isn’t always successful.
Between the Lines follows the story
of eight teens.
It seems like a lot and is occasionally overwhelming
and yet . . .
Nikki Grimes has somehow found the balance so it isn’t
Between the Lines is so ordinary and yet extraordinary in the way it tells the story of
eight different children and how they come to embrace the power
The story of these eight different children is bound
to take you…