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Jandy Nelson

Author of I'll Give You the Sun

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Jandy Nelson is an American author, born in 1965. She received a BA from Cornell University and MFAs in Poetry and Children's Writing from Brown University and Vermont College of Fine Arts and has worked as a literary agent for many years. Her New York Times bestselling second novel, I'll Give You the Sun, received the 2015 Michael L. Printz Award for Excellence in Young Adult Literature and from Australia, the 2016 Silver Inky Award which is presented to an international book. Both Sun and her debut, The Sky Is Everywhere, have been YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults picks and on multiple best of the year lists including the New York Times, Time Magazine, NPR, have earned many starred reviews. (Bowker Author Biography) — biography from I'll Give You the Sun… (more)
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