Tucson Medical Center
Jacqueline Woodson is the 2014 National Book Award winner for her award-winning memoir "Brown Girl Dreaming," which was also a recipient of the Coretta Scott King Award, a Newbery Honor Award, the NAACP Image Award and the Sibert Honor Award. She is also the author of award-winning novel "Another Brooklyn," which was a 2016 National Book Award finalist and Woodson’s first adult novel in twenty years. In 2015, Woodson was named Young People’s Poet Laureate by the Poetry Foundation. She is the author of more than two dozen award-winning books for young adults, middle graders, and children; among her many accolades, she is a four-time Newbery Honor winner, a three-time National Book Award finalist and a two-time Coretta Scott King Award winner. Her picturebooks include "This Is the Rope" and "Each Kindness." Woodson just received the "2018-19 National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature" by the Library of Congress.