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GLOBAL VIRTUAL EVENT: Books and Beyond with Jacqueline Woodson

Tuesday, October 3rd 2023 at 1 PM Eastern / 10 AM Pacific

Join Jacqueline Woodson for Books and Beyond

Celebrate the power of books with National Book Award-winner and MacArthur “Genius Grant” recipient Jacqueline Woodson. Woodson is one of the nation’s most acclaimed authors writing for children, adolescents, and adults. Weaving together lyrical language and powerful imagery to create rich and emotional stories, her work explores the complex intersections of race, class, gender, family, and American history. Join Woodson for a livestream global conversation around stories and books that connect us to one another.

This event is for public schools, libraries, community centers, and other publicly funded programs & organizations that serve youth. Each registration provides a school-wide license to livestream program as an assembly. Please note that this educational program will be streamed live without a recording.

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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.