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Young Adult Book Awards

three statue awards

Beneath a Meth Moon

  • Bank Street Best Books of the Year
    • Keystone to Reading Book Award nominee (PA)
    • 2014-2015 Florida Teens Read Award finalist
    • 2014 Kentucky Bluegrass Award nominee
    • Texas (nominee)
    • Maryland (nominee)

I Hadn’t Meant to Tell You This

  • ALA Notable

If You Come Softly

  • ALA’s Popular Paperbacks list
    • Maryland (winner)
    • Virginia (winner) )

The House You Pass on the Way

  • Bitch Magazine’s 100 YA Books for the Feminist Leader list
  • 2014 YALSA’s GLBTQ: Books with Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer-questioning, Intersex, Asexual individuals, and Their Allies
Jacqueline Woodson

Jacqueline Woodson

Jacqueline Woodson is an American writer of books for adults, children, and adolescents. She is best known for her National Book Award-Winning memoir Brown Girl Dreaming, and her Newbery Honor-winning titles After Tupac and D Foster, Feathers, and Show Way. Her picture books The Day You Begin and The Year We Learned to Fly were NY Times Bestsellers. After serving as the Young People’s Poet Laureate from 2015 to 2017, she was named the National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature by the Library of Congress for 2018–19. She was awarded the Hans Christian Andersen Medal in 2020. Later that same year, she was named a MacArthur Fellow.