Author & Illustrator

Sharon Draper

Sharon M. Draper is a New York Times bestselling author and recipient of the Margaret A. Edwards Award honoring her significant and lasting contribution to writing for teens. She has received the Coretta Scott King Award for both Copper Sun and Forged by Fire, and was most recently awarded the Charlotte Huck Award forStella by Starlight. Her Out of My Mind has won multiple awards and was a New York Times bestseller for over three years. She lives in Cincinnati, Ohio, where she taught high school English for twenty-five years and was named National Teacher of the Year.

Most Recent Book
Blended book

"About" from Simon and Schuster Fall 2018 Catalog

chapter Books

identity · being different · divorce · self-discovery
classic chapter · being different · stars · diversity · strength · historical fiction
Stella by Starlight
rescue · sleuthing · detectives · ballet · dance · mystery
classic chapter · disabilities
Out of My Mind
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