Open Book/Open Mind: Jacqueline Woodson
Poet and National Book Award winning author of more than two dozen books for children and young adults, Jacqueline Woodson is best known for Miracle’s Boys, which won the Coretta Scott King Award in 2001, and her Newbery Honor-winning titles Brown Girl Dreaming, After Tupac and D Foster, Feathers, and Show Way.
She will now discuss her first adult novel, Another Brooklyn, with acclaimed author Tayari Jones. Ms. Jones’ was the winner of the Hurston-Wright Legacy Award for debut Fiction. She is the author of the novels Leaving Atlanta, The Untelling, and Silver Sparrow, which the NEA added it to its Big Read Library of classics in 2016.
The event is free and reserving a seat below is highly recommended.
A special access offer for Super Fans: Buy Another Brooklyn and/or Silver Sparrow novels at Watchung Booksellers before June 16th and get a reserved seat up front at the event and be first in the book signing line. Just ask for the seating pass at the register or write in the comments box at the end of your on-line purchase transaction.
Series sponsored by Susan and Thomas Dunn, and a grant from The Montclair Foundation.