Nikki Rakestraw Porter is a career educator and celebrated children’s book author. Nikki is a proud graduate of Tuskegee University and Central Michigan University. Her passion for education and ending illiteracy prompted her to begin writing children’s books. Nikki believes in the power of books to expand horizons. She writes with the hope that her books contribute to developing a lifelong love of reading in children. Her interests include reading, traveling, volunteering, and spending time with family and friends . Nikki resides in Georgia with her husband Christopher, and daughters Lauren and London. Her favorite pastime is reading to her daughters.