R. Gregory Christie

Books by This Illustrator

Love to Langston

Illustrated by: R. Gregory Christie
Age Level: 6-9
This poetic tribute to Langston Hughes introduces the poet and the time in which he lived and worked. An author's note provides information about Hughes' life and will likely generate interest in Hughes' poetry. Stylized illustrations complement this unique story.

Make Way for Dyamonde Daniel

Illustrated by: R. Gregory Christie
Age Level: 6-9

Self confident, cheerful, and bright but friendless, Dyamond is the newest kid in Mrs. Cordell's 3rd grade. That is, until a grumpy boy named Free moves to town — and a friendship begins. Lively, believable, and likeable characters introduce this new heroine.

Stars in the Darkness

Illustrated by: R. Gregory Christie
Age Level: 6-9
In the imagination of a young inner-city boy, police sirens sound like howling wolves, streetlights look like stars, and shots fired by neighborhood gangs sound like those stars cracking the darkness. But when his older brother joins a gang, he can no longer pretend. With the help of his mother, he comes up with a plan to save his brother and unite his neighbors in a stand for peace.