Wednesday, March 23, 2022

University of Mount Union Event

website: www.mountunion.edu/events/eckler-lecture-featuring-jacqueline-woodson

The Eckler Lecture will feature award-winning author Jacqueline Woodson. Woodson has written dozens of books for adults and children. She is also a four-time Newbery Honor winner, four-time National Book Award finalist and also the 2020 Hans Christian Andersen Award recipient, among many other accolades. Tickets are free, but required and can be ordered by visiting mountunion.edu/lecture-series

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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.