Presented by LPL: Jacqueline Woodson in conversation with Giselle Anatol

The Lawrence Public Library's Ross & Marianna Beach Author Series Presents: Jacqueline Woodson in conversation with Giselle Anatol

The Lawrence Public Library is thrilled to host Jacqueline Woodson, American writer, MacArthur Fellow, and New York Times bestselling author of books for adults, kids, and adolescents. Woodson will spend the afternoon with students from USD #497, then discuss her career at Liberty Hall with Giselle Anatol, director of the J. Wayne & Elsie M. Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction and the interim director of KU's Hall Center for the Humanities. The Raven Book Store will be on hand at Liberty Hall with copies of Woodson's titles for purchase.

This event is free, casual, and open to the public. Seating is general admission and no tickets are required. Find out more here!

Photo by John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

 

Event date: 
Thursday, April 20, 2023 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Event address: 
Liberty Hall
644 Masschusetts Street
Lawrence, KS 66044
Before the Ever After By Jacqueline Woodson Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780399545443
Availability: In stock at our distributor’s warehouse; will be at the Raven in 3-10 bus. days! More at ravenbookstore.com/ordering-faqs
Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - September 6th, 2022

WINNER OF THE NAACP IMAGE AWARD

WINNER OF THE CORETTA SCOTT KING AUTHOR AWARD

National Book Award winner Jacqueline Woodson's stirring novel-in-verse explores how a family moves forward when their glory days have passed and the cost of professional sports on Black bodies.


The World Belonged to Us By Jacqueline Woodson, Leo Espinosa (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jacqueline Woodson, Leo Espinosa (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780399545498
Availability: In stock at our distributor’s warehouse; will be at the Raven in 3-10 bus. days! More at ravenbookstore.com/ordering-faqs
Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - May 10th, 2022

Two children’s book superstars—#1 New York Times bestseller Jacqueline Woodson, the author of The Day You Begin, and Leo Espinosa, the illustrator of Islandborn­—join forces to celebrate the joy and freedom of summer in the city, which is gloriously captured in their rhythmic text and lively art.


The Year We Learned to Fly By Jacqueline Woodson, Rafael López (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jacqueline Woodson, Rafael López (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780399545535
Availability: In stock at our distributor’s warehouse; will be at the Raven in 3-10 bus. days! More at ravenbookstore.com/ordering-faqs
Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - January 4th, 2022

Jacqueline Woodson and Rafael López's highly anticipated companion to their #1 New York Times bestseller The Day You Begin illuminates the power in each of us to face challenges with confidence.


Red at the Bone By Jacqueline Woodson Cover Image
$28.20
This book is hard-to-find or out of print and we may not be able to get it. Email for more details.
ISBN: 9781663620415
Published: Turtleback - February 1st, 2021

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR

A spectacular novel that only this legend can pull off. -Ibram X. Kendi, #1 New York Times-bestselling author of HOW TO BE AN ANTIRACIST, in The Atlantic


Harbor Me By Jacqueline Woodson Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780525515142
Availability: In stock at our distributor’s warehouse; will be at the Raven in 3-10 bus. days! More at ravenbookstore.com/ordering-faqs
Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - April 21st, 2020

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!

Jacqueline Woodson's first middle-grade novel since National Book Award winner Brown Girl Dreaming celebrates the healing that can occur when a group of students share their stories.


This Is the Rope: A Story from the Great Migration By Jacqueline Woodson, James Ransome (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jacqueline Woodson, James Ransome (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780425288948
Availability: In stock at our distributor’s warehouse; will be at the Raven in 3-10 bus. days! More at ravenbookstore.com/ordering-faqs
Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - August 1st, 2017

Jacqueline Woodson--New York Times Bestselling, National Book Award and Newbery Honor winning author--writes a rich story of a family adapting to change as they hold on to the past and embrace the future. With Coretta Scott King Award–winning illustrator James Ransome.


Another Brooklyn: A Novel By Jacqueline Woodson Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062359995
Availability: In stock at our distributor’s warehouse; will be at the Raven in 3-10 bus. days! More at ravenbookstore.com/ordering-faqs
Published: Amistad - May 30th, 2017

A Finalist for the 2016 National Book Award

New York Times Bestseller

A SeattleTimes pick for Summer Reading Roundup 2017

A Bustle Fall Roundup pick for 2017


Brown Girl Dreaming By Jacqueline Woodson Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780147515827
Availability: In stock at our distributor’s warehouse; will be at the Raven in 3-10 bus. days! More at ravenbookstore.com/ordering-faqs
Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - October 11th, 2016

Jacqueline Woodson's National Book Award and Newbery Honor winner is a powerful memoir that tells the moving story of her childhood in mesmerizing verse.

A President Obama "O" Book Club pick


Pecan Pie Baby By Jacqueline Woodson, Sophie Blackall (Illustrator) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780147511287
Availability: In stock at our distributor’s warehouse; will be at the Raven in 3-10 bus. days! More at ravenbookstore.com/ordering-faqs
Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - October 17th, 2013

A sweet addition to the family is coming! Written by National Book Award-winning author Jacqueline Woodson. Illustrated by Caldecott Award-winning illustrator Sophie Blackall.