Date: 4:30pm EST February 4, 2014
Sophie Kerr Speaker Series: NCTE National African American Read-In with Jacqueline Woodson
Jacqueline Woodson is the author of several books for young adults and children, including Coming On Home Soon, Each Kindness, and Miracle’s Boys. Woodson has received the Margaret A. Edwards Award for Lifetime Achievement in Writing for Young Adults and the 2012 Anne V. zarrow Award for Young Reader’s Literature. Her other awards include multiple Newbery Honor medals, Coretta Scott King awards, National Book Award finalists, and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. She currently resides in Brooklyn, New York. This event is co-sponsored by the Black Studies Program, the Office of Multicultural Affairs, the Sophie Kerr Committee, and the Rose O’Neill Literary House.