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Jacqueline Woodson was born in Columbus, Ohio on February 12, 1963. She received a B.A. in English from Adelphi University in 1985. Before becoming a full-time writer, she worked as a drama therapist for runaways and homeless children in New York City. Her books include The House You Pass on the Way, I Hadn't Meant to Tell You This, Lena, and The Day You Begin. She won the Coretta Scott King Award in 2001 for Miracle's Boys. After Tupac and D Foster, Feathers, and Show Way won Newbery Honors. Brown Girl Dreaming won the E. B. White Read-Aloud Award in 2015. Her other awards include the Margaret A. Edwards Award for lifetime achievement in writing for young adults, the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, and the 2018 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award. She was also selected as the Young People's Poet Laureate in 2015 by the Poetry Foundation. (Bowker Author Biography) — biography from Brown Girl Dreaming… (more)
Brown Girl Dreaming 4,045 copies, 355 reviews
Locomotion 2,247 copies, 375 reviews
The Other Side 1,976 copies, 377 reviews
Feathers 1,747 copies, 104 reviews
Each Kindness 1,530 copies, 274 reviews
The Day You Begin 1,455 copies, 158 reviews
Another Brooklyn: A Novel 1,239 copies, 93 reviews
Red at the Bone 1,219 copies, 57 reviews
If You Come Softly 1,045 copies, 50 reviews
Miracle's Boys 1,006 copies, 18 reviews
Coming On Home Soon 960 copies, 173 reviews
Hush 879 copies, 38 reviews
After Tupac and D Foster 785 copies, 44 reviews
Show Way 781 copies, 117 reviews
Harbor Me 583 copies, 29 reviews
I Hadn't Meant to Tell You This 502 copies, 19 reviews
Visiting Day 492 copies, 172 reviews
Pecan Pie Baby 412 copies, 114 reviews
Peace, Locomotion 402 copies, 23 reviews
Before the Ever After 394 copies, 29 reviews
Beneath a Meth Moon 384 copies, 53 reviews
From the Notebooks of Melanin Sun 356 copies, 7 reviews
Last Summer with Maizon 350 copies, 10 reviews
The House You Pass on the Way 346 copies, 12 reviews
We Had a Picnic This Sunday Past 300 copies, 54 reviews
Behind You 265 copies, 10 reviews
The Year We Learned to Fly (Author) 222 copies, 14 reviews
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Lena 153 copies, 8 reviews
Maizon at Blue Hill 149 copies, 2 reviews
Sweet, Sweet Memory 125 copies, 31 reviews
The Dear One 118 copies, 5 reviews
Between Madison and Palmetto 112 copies, 1 review
Autobiography of a Family Photo 85 copies, 3 reviews
The World Belonged to Us 75 copies, 3 reviews
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Before Her (The One) 13 copies, 1 review
Am I Blue? Coming Out from the Silence (Contributor) 779 copies, 18 reviews
Flying Lessons and Other Stories (Contributor) 522 copies, 13 reviews
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