Jonah Winter

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Jonah Winter


Born
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: 3.99 · 13,582 ratings · 3,026 reviews · 57 distinct worksSimilar authors
Lillian's Right to Vote: A ...

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4.37 avg rating — 1,375 ratings — published 2015 — 4 editions
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Here Comes the Garbage Barge!

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3.82 avg rating — 1,549 ratings — published 2010 — 3 editions
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Frida

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4.16 avg rating — 1,413 ratings — published 2002 — 15 editions
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Elvis Is King!

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3.78 avg rating — 605 ratings — published 2019 — 3 editions
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Sonia Sotomayor: A Judge Gr...

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4.29 avg rating — 493 ratings — published 2009 — 7 editions
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Just Behave, Pablo Picasso!

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3.84 avg rating — 396 ratings — published 2012 — 4 editions
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You Never Heard of Sandy Ko...

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3.98 avg rating — 360 ratings — published 2009 — 3 editions
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Jazz Age Josephine

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3.76 avg rating — 354 ratings — published 2012 — 7 editions
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Dizzy

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4.07 avg rating — 322 ratings — published 2006 — 5 editions
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My Name Is James Madison He...

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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
tags: genius

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What book should we read in June?

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  34 votes 24.1%

 
  32 votes 22.7%

 
  21 votes 14.9%

Thick as Thieves by Megan Whalen Turner (write-in)
 
  13 votes 9.2%

Beyond the Bright Sea (write-in)
 
  11 votes 7.8%

 
  8 votes 5.7%

 
  8 votes 5.7%

The Hate U Give (write-in)
 
  4 votes 2.8%

The Lottery's Plus One (write-in)
 
  3 votes 2.1%

See You In The Cosmos
 
  2 votes 1.4%

The King's Locket by Jacob Stull (write-in)
 
  1 vote 0.7%

Lucky Broken Girl (write-in)
 
  1 vote 0.7%

see you in the cosmos (write-in)
 
  1 vote 0.7%

Forget Me Not by Ellie Terry (write-in)
 
  1 vote 0.7%

Forget Me Not (write-in)
 
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The King's Locket (write-in)
 
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