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Jacqueline Woodson

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Jacqueline Woodson
  1. 1964:Born February 12, 1964, in Columbus, OH; daughter of Jack and Marry Ann Woodson.
    1. Favorite color is green
      1. Favorite food is Pizza
        1. Favorite books: The Selfish Giant by Oscar Wilde, The Little Match Girl by Hans Christian Anderson, and Stevie by Jon Steptoe
      2. Older Brother named Hope, and older sister, Odella, and a younger brother, Roman
        1. spent my early life in Greenville, South Carolina. We moved to Brooklyn when I was about seven.
          1. Daughter named Toshi and a son named Jackson-Leroi
            1. Languages spoken:Mostly English, Spanish and a bit of American Sign Language
            2. 1985:Adelphi University, B.A. (English) studied creative writing at New School for Social Research
              1. 2001: The Other Side was written because she wanted to write about how powerful kids can be. Clover and Annie fight against segregation by becoming friends. this book was written in Upstate in Olive, New York and at the Writer's Room in Manhattan

                Annotations:

                • AWARDS ALA Notable Riverbank Review Children’s Book of Distinction Texas Blue Bonnet List School Library Journal Best Book Booklist Editor’s Choice New York Public Library’s 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing 2001 Time of Wonder Award IRA Teacher’s Choices 2002 (featured on covers of The Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books, Booklist and The Baltimore Sun) 2004 Louisiana Young Reader’s Choice Award (Honor) 2003-2004 Pennsylvania Young Reader’s Choice Master List California Young Reader Medal Nominee 2003-2004 South Carolina Book Award Nominee
                1. 2002: Hush was written from an article about the Witness Protection Program. the book was written in Brooklyn and in Bennington, Vermont

                  Annotations:

                  • National Book Award Finalist 2003 ALA Best Book for Young Adults School Library Journal Best Book 2002 Booklist Editor’s Choice 2003 New York Public Libraries Books for the Teen AgeBank Street Best Children’s Books of the Year (“Today” category / 12 & up) 2003 Riverbank Review Children’s Books of Distinction Short list 2003-2004 Dorothy Canfield Fisher Award Master List2003-2004 Maine Student Book Award Master List 2002 Pennsylvania School Librarians Association Young Adult Top 40 Nominees 2004-2005 Maud Hart Lovelace Book Award Nominee (Grades 6-8) (children’s choice award for Minnesota) 2005 Garden State Teen Book Award Nominee (NJ)
                  1. 2002: Our Gracie Aunt was written because there are so many kids in foster care or living with relatives who are not their moms or dads. she wanted to write about what makes a family isn't about who you live with but how much they love you. Written in her house in Brooklyn and on Whidbey Island off the coast of Seattle, Washington
                  2. 2007: Sweet, Sweet Memory- was written in memory of her grandfather, Ganaar, who was a gardener. this book was written in Brooklyn at her home
                    1. 2005: Show Way- written after her grandmother died and her daughter was born, she wanted to figure out a way to hold on to all the amazing history in her family. The story began in her grandmother's living room in the Bushwick section of Broolyn then in Park Slpe, Brooklyn.
                      1. 2004: Coming on Home Soon- written because she was reading about Rosie the Riveter and couldn't find any with African American women in them. the book was written at her home in Brooklyn and at her house in Olive, New York
                        1. 2004:Locomotion- written in Park Slope, Brooklyn. She wrote it because Lonnie the character was in her mind, and the poems just started coming.

                          Annotations:

                          • National Book Award Finalist Coretta Scott King Honor 2003 Boston Globe–Horn Book Award (Fiction Honor)Horn Book Fanfare List School Library Journal Best Book IRA-CBC Children’s Choice for 2004 2004 Notable Children’s Books in the Language Arts (sponsored by the Children’s Literature Assembly of the National Council of Teachers of English) 2005 New Mexico Battle of the Books (Middle School/Grades 7-9) 2004-2005 Dorothy Canfield Fisher Master List (children’s choice award for Vermont) 2005 Kentucky Bluegrass Master List (Grades 3-5) 2006 Louisiana Young Readers Choice Award Nominee (Grades 3-5) 2004-2005 Maine Student Book Award Nominee (Grades 4-8) 2004-2005 William Allen White Children’s Book Award Nominee (Kansas children’s choice award)
                        2. 2013: Pecan Pie Baby- was written becasue her son Jackson-Leroi was on the way and Toshi- her daughter- had decided, once she knew it was a boy, that she didn't want a baby in the house after all. the book was written mostly in Brooklyn.
                          1. 2012:Each Kindness was written in Park Slope, Brooklyn. she wrote it because she wanted to understand more about kindness

                            Annotations:

                            • Coretta Scott King Honor Book 2013 Jane Addams Peace Award 2013 Charlotte Zolotow AwardBest Book of 2012 – School Library Journal
                            1. 2012:beneath a meth moon-written in Park Slope, Brooklyn and at the Macdowell Colony in Peterborough, New Hampshire. This book was written because she wanted to understand why someone would get involved in a drug that could ruined their life. And to understand the devastation of Katrina.
                            2. 2013:This Is the Rope • When: 2013 • Where: in Brooklyn and in Virginia. • Why: to tell the story of how some Black People came to New Your City. She began writing it in her mother’s living room. She didn’t live to see the final book. She came to Brooklyn a long time ago.
                              1. 2014:Brown Girl Dreaming-written in Columbus, Ohio, Greenville, South Carolina, and Brooklyn, New York. It was written because she wanted to understand who her mom was before she was her mother and exactly how i became a writer.

                                Annotations:

                                •  National Book Award Newberry Honor Coretta Scott King  NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literature  
                                1. 2009: Feathers- written in Brooklyn and over the year while she was on the road. This Book was written because she wanted write about the many ways people find Hope in the world

                                  Annotations:

                                  • Newbery Honor Medal
                                  1. 2009: Peace, Locomotion- written in Brooklyn and parts were written on planes as i traveled. This book is written because she wanted Lonnie and Lili to find peace- within themselves and in the bigger world

                                    Annotations:

                                    • Sunshine State Young Reader’s Award Master List for 2011-2012, Awarded by Florida State Tennessee Volunteer State Book Award Pennsylvania Young Reader’s Choice Awards Keystone to Reading Book Award North Carolina Children’s Book Award Kansas State Reading Circle Capitol Choices, Virginia Maryland Black-Eyed Susan Book Award
                                  2. 1991:The Dear One was the second novel she wrote. The reason why she wrote it was because she was working with runaway and homeless young people- many of whom were pregnant.
                                    1. Awards
                                      1. The Poetry Foundation's Young People's Poetry Laureate
                                        1. Margaret A. Edwards Award For Lifetime Achievement
                                          1. Newbery Honor Medal
                                            1. Coretta Scott King Award
                                              1. National Book Award
                                                1. The Caldecott Medal
                                                  1. ALA Notable
                                                    1. Parents' Choice Award
                                                      1. Detroit Public School Students' Favorite Author
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