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Beneath a meth moon : an elegy

Beneath a meth moon : an elegy

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Title
Beneath a meth moon : an elegy
Author
Jacqueline Woodson
Language
English
Publisher
New York: Speak, 2013
xvii, 188 p.
ISBN
9780142423929 (paperback)

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About Jacqueline Woodson

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Jacqueline Woodson (born February 12, 1963) is an American writer of books for children and adolescents. She is best known for Miracle's Boys, and her Newbery Honor-winning titles Brown Girl Dreaming, After Tupac and D Foster, Feathers, and Show Way. 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 named a MacArthur Fellow in 2020.

Early years

Jacqueline Woodson was born in Columbus, Ohio, and lived in Nelsonville, Ohio, before her family moved south. During her early years she lived in Greenville, South Carolina, before moving to Brooklyn at about the age of seven. She also states where she lives in her autobiography, Brown Girl Dreaming.

Writing career

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