Jacqueline Woodson to Read PECAN PIE BABY via Facebook Live (5/1)

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Rooster and Kwame present Picture Book Week with Jacqueline Woodson, who will read her picture book, PECAN PIE BABY  (Puffin) via Facebook Live on Friday, May 1, at 11:15am (ET). 

In PECAN PIE BABY, written by National Book Award-winning author Jacqueline Woodson and illustrated by Caldecott Award-winning illustrator Sophie Blackall, all anyone wants to talk about with Mama is the new “ding-dang baby” that’s on the way, and Gia is getting sick of it! If her new sibling is already such a big deal, what’s going to happen to Gia’s nice, cozy life with Mama once the baby is born?

Woodson is the bestselling author of more than two dozen award-winning books. Her New York Times–bestselling memoir, BROWN GIRL DREAMING, received the National Book Award in 2014. Woodson is also the 2018–2019 National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature and the recipient of the 2018 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award and the 2018 Children’s Literature Legacy Award. In 2015, she was named the Young People’s Poet Laureate by the Poetry Foundation. She lives with her family in New York.

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Posted: April 30, 2020