Sharon Draper

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Sharon Draper

Book List:•Darkness Before Dawn•Tears of A Tiger•The Battle Of Jericho•Double Dutch•Out Of My Mind•Romiette and Julio

Sharon M. Draper

Websites:• Mini interview and other great resources• website of Sharon Draper • documentary and read aloud from some of her books

Fun Facts!•Became recognized after being challenged by her students to enter a literary contest where she won first place, including $5000 and publication of her short story One Small Torch•Has been honored by the White House six times•Chosen as one of only four authors in the country to speak at the National Book Festival Gala in Washington, D.C.•Has worked all over the United States, as well as in Russia, Ghana, Togo, Kenya, Ethiopia, Bermuda, and Guam

Biography:•From Cleveland, Ohio•Graduated from Pepperdine University•Former teacher/Professional educator•1997 National Teacher of the Year•Five-time winner of the Coretta Scott King Award•New York Times Bestselling author•Currently lives in Cincinnati, Ohio with her husband and golden retriever.

Snail MailSharon M. DraperPO Box 36551Cincinnati, OH 45236

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“Words have always swirled around me like snowflakes-each one delicate and different, each one melting untouched in my hands.” ― Sharon M. Draper, Out of My Mind

Her newest book!

Get lost into Sharon Draper's Trilogies:

The Jericho Trilogy

The Hazelwood Trilogy

Teachers:Click here for great lesson plans involving Sharon M. Draper!


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