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Jacqueline Woodson (born February 12, 1963) received a B.A. in English from Adelphi University. She is a full-time writer of children’s and young adult books. She has won the Coretta Scott King Award and Newbery Honors, as well as the Margaret A. Edwards Award for lifetime achievement in writing for young adults, and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize.