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Kekla Magoon

Kekla Magoon
Alice Dodge

Kekla Magoon is the author of Camo Girl and The Rock and the River, winner of the Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe Award. She is a New York City-based editor, speaker, and educator. In addition to writing fiction, Kekla leads writing workshops for youth and adults, writes non-fiction titles for the education market, and is the co-editor of YA & Children's Literature for Hunger Mountain, the arts journal of Vermont College.

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Light It Up

Kekla Magoon
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

Told in a series of vignettes from multiple viewpoints, Kekla Magoon's Light It Up is a powerful, layered story about injustice and strength—as well as an incredible follow-up...

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How It Went Down

Kekla Magoon
Square Fish
Square Fish

A Coretta Scott King Author Honor Book

When sixteen-year-old Tariq Johnson dies from two gunshot wounds, his community is thrown into an uproar. Tariq...

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37 Things I Love (in no particular order)

Kekla Magoon
Square Fish
Square Fish

A powerful story about friendship, death, and figuring out who you are, from the author of How It Went Down, The Rock and the River, and X:...

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