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Show Way

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Author: Woodson, Jacqueline
Illustrator: Talbott, Hudson
ISBN:978-0-399-23749-2
Publication Date:May 2019
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Imprint:Putnam Adult
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $29.99
Book Description:

Jacqueline Woodson is the 2018-2019 National Ambassador for Young People's Literature Winner of a Newbery Honor! Soonie's great-grandma was just seven years old when she was sold to a big plantation without her ma and pa, and with only some fabric and needles to call her own. She pieced together bright patches with names like North Star and Crossroads, patches with secret meanings made into quilts called Show Ways -- maps for slaves to follow to freedom....
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Book Details
Pages:48
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Fiction / General
Juvenile Fiction / Family / Parents
Juvenile Fiction / Historical / General
Juvenile Fiction / People & Places / United States / African American
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):23.647 x 29.997 x 0.965 cm
Book Weight:0.477 Kilograms
Author Biography
Woodson, Jacqueline (Author)
Jacqueline Woodson was born in Columbus, Ohio on February 12, 1963. She received a B.A. in English from Adelphi University in 1985. Before becoming a full-time writer, she worked as a drama therapist for runaways and homeless children in New York City. Her books include The House You Pass on the Way, I Hadn't Meant to Tell You This, Lena, and The Day You Begin. She won the Coretta Scott King Award in 2001 for Miracle's Boys. After Tupac and D Foster, Feathers, and Show Way won Newbery Honors. Brown Girl Dreaming won the E. B. White Read-Aloud Award in 2015. Her other awards include the Margaret A. Edwards Award for lifetime achievement in writing for young adults, the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, and the 2018 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award. She was also selected as the Young People's Poet Laureate in 2015 by the Poetry Foundation.

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