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Woodson, Jacqueline

Overview
Works: 117 works in 606 publications in 8 languages and 69,141 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Poetry  History  Domestic fiction  Young adult works  Biography  Picture books  Bildungsromans  Children's audiobooks 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Editor
Classifications: PZ7.W868, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Show way by Jacqueline Woodson( Book )
7 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 4,861 libraries worldwide
The making of "Show ways," or quilts which once served as secret maps for freedom-seeking slaves, is a tradition passed from mother to daughter in the author's family
Coming on home soon by Jacqueline Woodson( Book )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 4,810 libraries worldwide
Littérature de jeunesse en langue anglaise
Peace, Locomotion by Jacqueline Woodson( Book )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 3,689 libraries worldwide
Through letters to his little sister, who is living in a different foster home, sixth-grader Lonnie, also known as "Locomotion," keeps a record of their lives while they are apart, describing his own foster family, including his foster brother who returns home after losing a leg in the Iraq War
Locomotion by Jacqueline Woodson( Book )
20 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and Korean and held by 3,189 libraries worldwide
In a series of poems, eleven-year-old Lonnie writes about his life, after the death of his parents, separated from his younger sister, living in a foster home, and finding his poetic voice at school
Miracle's boys by Jacqueline Woodson( Book )
25 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 3,131 libraries worldwide
Twelve-year-old Lafayette's close relationship with his older brother Charlie changes after Charlie is released from a detention home and blames Lafayette for the death of their mother
Feathers by Jacqueline Woodson( Book )
13 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 3,034 libraries worldwide
When a new, white student nicknamed "The Jesus Boy" joins her sixth grade class in the winter of 1971, Frannie's growing friendship with him makes her start to see some things in a new light
The other side by Jacqueline Woodson( Book )
11 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and Japanese and held by 2,656 libraries worldwide
Two girls, one white and one black, gradually get to know each other as they sit on the fence that divides their town
Each kindness by Jacqueline Woodson( Book )
8 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,497 libraries worldwide
When Ms. Albert teaches a lesson on kindness, Chloe realizes that she and her friends have been wrong in making fun of new student Maya's shabby clothes and refusing to play with her
After Tupac & D Foster by Jacqueline Woodson( Book )
11 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 2,390 libraries worldwide
In the New York City borough of Queens in 1996, three girls bond over their shared love of Tupac Shakur's music, as together they try to make sense of the unpredictable world in which they live
Hush by Jacqueline Woodson( Book )
24 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,292 libraries worldwide
Twelve-year-old Toswiah finds her life changed when her family enters the witness protection program
I hadn't meant to tell you this by Jacqueline Woodson( Book )
20 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 2,199 libraries worldwide
Twelve-year-old Marie, the only black girl in the eighth grade willing to befriend her white classmate Lena, discovers that Lena's father is doing horrible things to her in private
If you come softly by Jacqueline Woodson( Book )
31 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,147 libraries worldwide
After meeting at their private school in New York, fifteen-year-old Jeremiah, who is black and whose parents are separated, and Ellie, who is white and whose mother has twice abandoned her, fall in love and then try to cope with people's reactions
Beneath a meth moon : an elegy by Jacqueline Woodson( Book )
12 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,587 libraries worldwide
"A young girl uses crystal meth to escape the pain of losing her mother and grandmother in Hurricane Katrina, and then struggles to get over her addiction"--
From the notebooks of Melanin Sun by Jacqueline Woodson( Book )
16 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 1,510 libraries worldwide
Almost-fourteen-year-old Melanin Sun's comfortable, quiet life is shattered when his mother reveals she has fallen in love with a woman
Pecan pie baby by Jacqueline Woodson( Book )
7 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 1,477 libraries worldwide
When Mama's pregnancy draws attention away from Gia, she worries that the special bond they share will disappear forever once the baby is born
This is the rope : a story from the Great Migration by Jacqueline Woodson( Book )
4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,245 libraries worldwide
A rope passed down through the generations frames an African American family's story as they journey north during the time of the Great Migration
Behind you by Jacqueline Woodson( Book )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 1,182 libraries worldwide
After fifteen-year-old Jeremiah is mistakenly shot by police, the people who love him struggle to cope with their loss as they recall his life and death, unaware that 'Miah is watching over them
Visiting day by Jacqueline Woodson( Book )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and held by 1,173 libraries worldwide
A young girl and her grandmother visit the girl's father in prison
We had a picnic this Sunday past by Jacqueline Woodson( Book )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 1,161 libraries worldwide
A young girl describes her various relatives and the foods they bring to the annual family picnic
The house you pass on the way by Jacqueline Woodson( Book )
17 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 1,129 libraries worldwide
When fourteen-year-old Staggerlee, the daughter of a racially mixed marriage, spends a summer with her cousin Trout, she begins to question her sexuality to Trout and catches a glimpse of her possible future self
 
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Alternative Names
Jacqueline Woodson American writer
Jacqueline Woodson Amerikaans schrijfster
Woodson, Jacqueline Amanda 1963-
우드슨, 재클린
ウッドソン, ジャクリーン
Languages
English (277)
Japanese (11)
German (4)
Chinese (4)
French (3)
Korean (2)
Turkish (1)
Dutch (1)
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