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June 3, 2015 – Jacqueline Woodson Named Young People’s Poet Laureate : The Poetry Foundation

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A wonderful new honor for our recent National Book Award Winner!

Congratulations!  

We love Jacqueline Woodson around here (in fact, one of our intra-office book clubs just read her marvelous Brown Girl Dreaming).

Check out her interview with Fresh Air’s Terry Gross here, and a profile from our buddies over at Code Switch here.

And I’ll leave you with this great quote from the Fresh Air interview:

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– Petra

June 3, 2015 – Jacqueline Woodson Named Young People’s Poet Laureate : The Poetry Foundation