Andrea Davis Pinkney



Andrea Davis Pinkney is the New York Times bestselling author of more than 20 books for children, including the Caldecott Honor Book and Coretta Scott King Honor Book Duke Ellington, illustrated by Brian Pinkney; Let it Shine: Stories of Black Women Freedom Fighters, a Coretta Scott King Honor Book and winner of the Carter G. Woodson Award; and Alvin Ailey, a Parenting Publication Gold medal winner.

Pinkney's newest books include Meet the Obamas and Sojourner Truth's Step-Stomp Stride, which has garnered three starred reviews and has been named one of the "Best Books of 2009" by School Library Journal. In 2010, Andrea's book entitled Sit-In: How Four Friends Stood Up By Sitting Down, was published on the 50th anniversary of the Greensboro, N
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The Red Pencil

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3.92 avg rating — 3,991 ratings — published 2014 — 9 editions
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Duke Ellington: The Piano P...

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4.14 avg rating — 2,959 ratings — published 1998 — 8 editions
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Sit-In: How Four Friends St...

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4.29 avg rating — 1,913 ratings — published 2010 — 4 editions
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A Poem for Peter

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4.45 avg rating — 1,043 ratings — published 2016 — 2 editions
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Bird in a Box

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3.72 avg rating — 926 ratings — published 2011 — 14 editions
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With the Might of Angels: T...

4.03 avg rating — 704 ratings — published 2011 — 6 editions
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Martin & Mahalia: His Words...

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4.16 avg rating — 391 ratings — published 2013 — 2 editions
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Sojourner Truth's Step-Stom...

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4.19 avg rating — 350 ratings — published 2009
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Rhythm Ride: A Road Trip Th...

4.07 avg rating — 333 ratings — published 2015 — 4 editions
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Boycott Blues: How Rosa Par...

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