Jonah Winter


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in Fort Worth, Texas, The United States
August 19, 1962

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Jonah Winter is the celebrated author of many picture book biographies, including Barack, which was a New York Times bestseller. His books include Here Comes the Garbage Barge, Sonia Sotomayor, Roberto Clemente, and more. A poet and a painter, Mr. Winter divides his time between Santa Fe and a small town in Pennsylvania.

Average rating: 3.97 · 9,624 ratings · 2,248 reviews · 48 distinct worksSimilar authors
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4.18 avg rating — 1,266 ratings — published 2002 — 9 editions
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Here Comes the Garbage Barge!

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3.79 avg rating — 1,321 ratings — published 2010 — 3 editions
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Lillian's Right to Vote: A ...

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg: The Ca...

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The Secret Project

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Sonia Sotomayor: A Judge Gr...

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4.25 avg rating — 365 ratings — published 2009 — 5 editions
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Just Behave, Pablo Picasso!

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You Never Heard of Sandy Ko...

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3.98 avg rating — 334 ratings — published 2009 — 3 editions
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Jazz Age Josephine

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3.75 avg rating — 310 ratings — published 2012 — 6 editions
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4.04 avg rating — 271 ratings — published 2006 — 3 editions
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“Pages and pages and pages with words all over the pages. My goodness, what fun. What fun to write whatever words occur.”
Jonah Winter, Gertrude is Gertrude is Gertrude is Gertrude

“And now it's time for tea. Teatime is teatime. And look who's here, in time for tea.”
Jonah Winter, Gertrude is Gertrude is Gertrude is Gertrude
tags: tea

“You see Miss Gertrude is a genius. And a genius is a genius. So what if no one understands a word she writes. Some day they might.”
Jonah Winter, Gertrude is Gertrude is Gertrude is Gertrude
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Thick as Thieves by Megan Whalen Turner (write-in)
 
  13 votes 9.2%

Beyond the Bright Sea (write-in)
 
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The Hate U Give (write-in)
 
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The Lottery's Plus One (write-in)
 
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See You In The Cosmos
 
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The King's Locket by Jacob Stull (write-in)
 
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Lucky Broken Girl (write-in)
 
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Forget Me Not (write-in)
 
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