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Thursday, November 10, 2022 | Austin Central Library

Featuring New York Times-bestselling author Jacqueline Woodson 


Jacqueline Woodson is the author of more than two dozen award-winning New York Times-bestselling books for readers of all ages, including Red at the Bone and the National Book Award-winning Brown Girl Dreaming. She is a four-time National Book Award finalist, a four-time Newbery Honor winner, a two-time NAACP Image Award winner, and a two-time Coretta Scott King Award winner. Ms. Woodson served as the Young People’s Poet Laureate from 2015 to 2017 and was named a MacArthur “Genius” in 2020. Her books, including Brown Girl Dreaming, have often been banned or challenged.

Photo Credit: John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

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