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Meet Author Jacqueline Woodson

Nov 2/, 2015 12:36:06 PM

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Kalamazoo, MI –

Don’t miss your opportunity to meet the 2014 National Book Award Winner, Jacqueline Woodson on Thursday, November 5, 6:30 pm at Central Library

Jacqueline Woodson is the winner of the Margaret A. Edwards Award for lifetime achievement in writing for young adults, the recipient of three Newbery Honors for After Tupac & D FosterFeathers, and Show Way, and a two-time Finalist for the National Book Award for Locomotion and Hush. Other awards include the Coretta Scott King Award and Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Miracle’s Boys. Woodson’s Brown Girl Dreaming is the 2014 National Book Award Winner for Young People's Literature, 2015 Coretta Scott King Author Book Award Winner2015 Newbery Honor Book2015 Sibert Honor Book2015 Boston Globe–Horn Book Nonfiction Honor Book, and 2015 E.B. White Read Aloud Award Winner for Middle Readers. Her most recent books are her novel Beneath a Meth Moon and her picture books Each Kindness and This Is the Rope.

Bookbug, a local, independent bookseller will be selling books for signing.

Woodson is also one of the key speakers for this year's Youth Literature Seminar. For information, visit kpl.gov/yls

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