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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)
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Brown Girl Dreaming 3,279 copies, 327 reviews
Locomotion 2,108 copies, 375 reviews
The Other Side 1,815 copies, 375 reviews
Feathers 1,587 copies, 101 reviews
Each Kindness 1,250 copies, 270 reviews
Another Brooklyn 1,108 copies, 87 reviews
The Day You Begin 1,066 copies, 150 reviews
Red at the Bone 992 copies, 48 reviews
If You Come Softly 959 copies, 48 reviews
Miracle's Boys 902 copies, 17 reviews
Coming On Home Soon 868 copies, 173 reviews
Hush 800 copies, 38 reviews
Show Way 731 copies, 116 reviews
After Tupac and D Foster 684 copies, 43 reviews
I Hadn't Meant to Tell You This 480 copies, 19 reviews
Harbor Me 477 copies, 28 reviews
Visiting Day 469 copies, 170 reviews
Pecan Pie Baby 373 copies, 114 reviews
Beneath a Meth Moon 370 copies, 52 reviews
Peace, Locomotion 369 copies, 23 reviews
From the Notebooks of Melanin Sun 320 copies, 6 reviews
The House You Pass on the Way 310 copies, 12 reviews
Last Summer with Maizon 307 copies, 10 reviews
Before the Ever After 288 copies, 19 reviews
We Had a Picnic This Sunday Past 271 copies, 54 reviews
Behind You 245 copies, 10 reviews
Our Gracie Aunt 156 copies, 40 reviews
Lena 144 copies, 8 reviews
Maizon at Blue Hill 129 copies, 2 reviews
Sweet, Sweet Memory 116 copies, 31 reviews
The Dear One 107 copies, 5 reviews
Between Madison and Palmetto 89 copies, 1 review
Autobiography of a Family Photo 79 copies, 3 reviews
The Book Chase 63 copies
The Year We Learned to Fly 60 copies, 2 reviews
Before Her (The One) 9 copies, 1 review
Am I Blue? Coming Out from the Silence (Contributor) 759 copies, 18 reviews
Flying Lessons and Other Stories (Contributor) 434 copies, 13 reviews
21 Proms (Contributor) 270 copies, 10 reviews
How Beautiful the Ordinary: Twelve Stories of Identity (Contributor) 195 copies, 7 reviews
Queer 13: Lesbian and Gay Writers Recall Seventh Grade (Contributor) 173 copies, 2 reviews
A Velocity of Being: Letters to a Young Reader (Contributor) 173 copies, 3 reviews
We Rise, We Resist, We Raise Our Voices (Contributor) 165 copies, 5 reviews
Sixteen: Stories About That Sweet and Bitter Birthday (Contributor) 160 copies, 3 reviews
Guys Read: The Sports Pages (Contributor) 159 copies, 1 review
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