Jacqueline Woodson

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  • Born

    in Colombus, Ohio
  • Graduated Adelphi University

    BA in English
    Garden City, New York
  • First Coretta Scott King Honor

    From the Notebooks of Melanin Sun
  • First Newberry Honor of 3

    Show Way
  • National Book Award

    for Brown Girl Dreaming
  • Named Young People's Poet Laureate

    by Poetry Foundation
  • National Ambassador for Young People's Literature