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Jewell Parker Rhodes


Jewell Parker Rhodes is the author of "Towers Falling," "Ninth Ward," "Sugar" and "Bayou Magic." Her middle-grade books have won the Coretta Scott King Honor, the Jane Addams Children's Book Award and more. She is also the Virginia G. Piper Endowed Chair in Creative Writing at Arizona State University, and has written many award-winning books for adults.

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Books:
Ghost Boys
Children / Teens
Little Brown
April 2018
ISBN 9780316262286
Hardcover, 224 pages
$16.99, NYP
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A heartbreaking and powerful story about a black boy killed by a police officer, drawing connections through history, from award-winning author Jewell Parker Rhodes. More/less

Towers Falling
Children / Teens
Little Brown
April 2018
ISBN 0316262218
Paperback, 240 pages
$7.99, NYP
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From award-winning author Jewell Parker Rhodes, a powerful novel set fifteen years after the 9/11 attacks. More/less

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