Sharon M. Draper




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Sharon M. Draper

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Sharon M. Draper is a professional educator as well as an accomplished writer. She has been honored as the National Teacher of the Year, is a five-time winner of the Coretta Scott King Literary Award, and is a New York Times bestselling author. She lives in Cincinnati, Ohio.


Sharon Draper: Two Books, Top Ten, Two Weeks in a Row. Sharon M. Draper is an award-winning (and prolific) author. She's also an educator, speaker, poet and National Teacher of the Year. On July 27th, her bookOut of My Mindhit the number 2 spot in the Children's and Teen section of the Amazon Kindle store. The following week, on August 3,Copper Sunwas #10 in the Juvenile section of EBooks.com.... Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 4.25 · 112,032 ratings · 16,341 reviews · 36 distinct works · Similar authors
Out of My Mind

4.36 avg rating — 57,360 ratings — published 2010 — 30 editions
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Tears of a Tiger (Hazelwood...

4.16 avg rating — 10,803 ratings — published 1994 — 20 editions
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Copper Sun

4.29 avg rating — 9,177 ratings — published 2006 — 10 editions
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Forged by Fire (Hazelwood H...

4.34 avg rating — 6,560 ratings — published 1997 — 17 editions
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Romiette and Julio

3.95 avg rating — 5,003 ratings — published 1999 — 14 editions
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Darkness Before Dawn (Hazel...

4.28 avg rating — 4,195 ratings — published 2001 — 16 editions
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Stella by Starlight

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4.03 avg rating — 3,612 ratings — published 2015 — 9 editions
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November Blues (Jericho, #2)

4.30 avg rating — 3,113 ratings — published 2007 — 12 editions
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The Battle of Jericho (Jeri...

4.13 avg rating — 3,056 ratings — published 2003 — 13 editions
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Panic

3.40 avg rating — 2,160 ratings — published 2013 — 8 editions
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Tears of a Tiger Forged by Fire Darkness Before Dawn
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November 2009, Sharon M. Draper
" Quick Start SS: How would you describe your life in only 8 words? SD: learner teacher wife mom grammy writer encourager inspirer SS: What is your motto or maxim? SD: I learned to dream through reading, learned to create dreams through writing, and lear..." ...More

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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

“What's right isn't always popular, and whats popular isn't always right.”
Sharon M. Draper

“Do not let anyone stop you from succeding”
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What Book Shall We Read in July?

I have chosen books that are getting a lot of attention and were published in March and April. Please let me know if you think a book should be added to the list.

If you get the chance, check and see what your library has before you vote.

 
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