EVPL's Speak: An Explorative Lecture Series
A Presentation by Jacqueline Woodson
Wednesday, June 12, 2019 6:00 PM
Jun 12, 2019 6:00 PM
Jacqueline Woodson is an author of books for children and young adults. She was named the National Ambassador for Young People’ Literature for 2018-19 by the Library of Congress. Her books touch on a variety of themes including: gender, African-American society and history, and economic status. Her several awards include: the Poetry Foundation’s Young People’s Poet Laureate, Margaret A. Edwards Award for Lifetime Achievement, Newbery Honor Medal, Coretta Scott King Award, National Book Award, The Caldecott Medal, and Parents’ Choice Award. She has authored several books and poems including: This is the Rope, Each Kindness, Pecan Pie Baby, Coming On Home Soon, Brown Girl Dreaming, Beneath a Meth Moon, Locomotion, and Another Brooklyn.
EVPL's 2019 Speak: An Explorative Lecture Series continues with a presentation by Jacqueline Woodson, a Juvenile and Young Adult author who discusses gender, and African-American society and history. The event will be held in the Old National Events Plaza's Aiken Theatre.