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: 3.99 · 12,102 ratings · 2,746 reviews · 52 distinct worksSimilar authors
Here Comes the Garbage Barge!

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3.80 avg rating — 1,464 ratings — published 2010 — 3 editions
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Frida

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4.18 avg rating — 1,338 ratings — published 2002 — 9 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 Sad Little Fact

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3.81 avg rating — 659 ratings — published 2019 — 4 editions
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The Secret Project

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Elvis Is King!

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3.78 avg rating — 547 ratings — published 2019 — 3 editions
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Sonia Sotomayor: A Judge Gr...

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Just Behave, Pablo Picasso!

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You Never Heard of Sandy Ko...

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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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Hello, Universe (write-in)
 
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