Product description Mary Rudine, called Mister by almost everyone, has attended church and sung in the choir for as long as she can remember. But then she meets Trey. His long lashes and smooth words make her question everything, and one mistake leaves her hiding a growing secret. Another Mary is excited about her upcoming wedding, and has done everything according to Jewish law. So when an angel appears and tells herâa virginâsheâll give birth, Mary canât help but feel confused, and soon finds herself struggling with the realities of Godâs blessing. While feeling abandoned, Mister is drawn to Maryâs story, and through reading begins to understand the future laid before her. âThis novel in poetry looks clearly at both teen pregnancy and struggles with faith. Mister is exceptionally well characterized ... The language is intimate and immediate.â âKirkus Reviews About the Author New York Times bestselling author Nikki Grimes is the recipient of the 2016 Virginia Hamilton Literary Award and the 2006 NCTE Award for Excellence in Poetry for Children. Her distinguished works include ALA Notable book What is Goodbye?, Coretta Scott King Award winner Bronx Masquerade, and Coretta Scott King Author Honor books Jazmin's Notebook, Talkin' About Bessie, Dark Sons, The Road to Paris, and Words with Wings. Creator of the popular Meet Danitra Brown, Ms. Grimes lives in California.