Rich by Nikki Grimes introduces us to Dyamonde Daniel, an inquisitive third grader who likes to know everything about everyone, and also loves treasure hunts and math. Her best friend Free loves to write poems and enters a library poetry contest as does the new girl Damaris. Damaris keeps to herself until Dyamonde sets out to find out her secret. Though Dyamonde finds out that some secrets are sad, she still finds a way to help out her new friend. Part of a new series with Dyamonde and her fun and interesting friends! Grade 2-4.
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I am the Library Media Center director at Patton School in Arlington Heights where I help students from kindergarten through 5th grade find terrific independent reading for enjoyment and information, and teach students the skills to use information and technology safely and productively and to connect, communicate and share with others. I have four grown children, a large black dog, (flat coat retriever) and a small striped cat. I am an obessive Chicago Cubs fan and I love to run.