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New Jersey Celebrates Jacqueline Woodson! A Statewide Author Experience for School & Public Libraries

Woodson Jacqueline

Free sampler

On October 16, Jacqueline Woodson, the Library of Congress National Ambassador for Young People's Literature, visited with middle school students across the state of New Jersey, and presented her inspiring program, Reading = HOPE X CHANGE at The College of New Jersey.

New Jersey school librarians look forward to Ms. Woodson's return for the NJASL Annual Fall Conference on December 9th and 10th where Harbor Me will be the first One Book, One Conference read.

Listen to some of Jacqueline Woodson’s works with this special sampler from Penguin Random House. The Woodson Celebration team is happy to share resources with the larger reading community.

  1. Harbor Me (00:00)
  2. Harbor Me Interview (05:27) Ms. Woodson and her son Jackson Leroi discuss Harbor Me, diversity, the equation, Reading - HOPE X CHANGE, and reading audiobooks.
  3. Brown Girl Dreaming (22:22)
  4. If You Come Softly (27:17)
  5. Miracle's Boys (31:31)
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