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Sharon M. Draper

  • 5 stars across 15 books
    Sharon M. Draper is a New York Times bestselling author and recipient of the Margaret A. Edwards Award honoring her significant and lasting contribution to writing for teens. She has received the Coretta Scott King Award for both Copper Sun and Forged by Fire, and was most recently awarded the Charlotte Huck Award for Stella by Starlight. Her novel Out of My Mind has won multiple awards and was a New York Times bestseller for over three years. She lives in Cincinnati, Ohio, where she taught high school English for twenty-five years and was named National Teacher of the Year. Visit her at SharonDraper.com.
    28th January 2016

    Out of My Mind

    A New York Times bestseller for three years and counting! "A gutsy, candid, and compelling story. It speaks... More

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    16th April 2020

    Blended

    Eleven-year-old Isabella's blended family is more divided than ever in this "timely but genuine" ( Publishers Weekly ... More

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    6th August 2020

    Stella by Starlight

    Sharon M. Draper presents "storytelling at its finest" ( School Library Journal , starred review) in this New York... More

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    1st January 2005

    The Battle of Jericho

    Sixteen-year-old Jericho is awaiting initiation to the Warriors of Distinction, the oldest and most exclusive club in ... More

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    12th July 2011

    The Buried Bones Mystery

    Four boys who call themselves the Black Dinosaurs dig up a mysterious box of bones in this first book of the classic c... More

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    6th September 2011

    Shadows of Caesar's Creek

    In this third book of the classic chapter book series by award-winning author Sharon M. Draper, four boys who call the... More

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    12th July 2011

    Lost in the Tunnel of Time

    In this second book of the classic chapter book series by award-winning author Sharon M. Draper, four boys who call th... More

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    1st October 1994

    Tears of a Tiger

    Andy tackles his guilt and grief in the first book of Sharon M. Draper's award-winning Hazelwood High trilogy. Tig... More

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    1st January 2004

    Double Dutch

    A young girl who loves Double Dutch is caught in the crossfire of the secrets she, her best friend, and the school bul... More

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