If You Come Softly and Behind You

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Jacqueline Woodson is the 2018-2019 National Ambassador for Children's Literature

The acclaimed New York Times bestselling and National Book Award–winning author of Brown Girl Dreaming writes a wonderfully moving love story evocative of Romeo and Juliet. In this bindup of If You Come Softly and Behind You, Jacqueline Woodson has created two heartbreaking, interconnected tales that beautifully capture the undying power of first love
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Sometimes, love outlives us.

Miah is black and Ellie is white. But that doesn't matter to them. All they want is to be together. But then, on a tragic evening, Ellie and Miah are separated forever. Now each is trying to figure out how to move on—without the other. 

"Woodson handles delicate, even explosive subject matter with exceptional clarity, surety, and depth."—Publishers Weekly, starred review of If You Come Softly

"Love and sadness permeate the pages of this brief, beautifully written novel, but there is a feeling of hope at the end."—KLIATT on Behind You

"Woodson writes with impressive poetry about race, love, death, and what grief feels like—the things that 'snap the heart'—and her characters' open strength and wary optimism resonate."—Booklist on Behind You

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Jacqueline Woodson (www.jacquelinewoodson.com) is the 2018-2019 National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, and she received the 2018 Laura Ingalls Wilder Award. She is the 2014 National Book Award Winner for her New York Times bestselling memoir BROWN GIRL DREAMING, which was also a recipient of the Coretta Scott King Award, a Newbery Honor Award, the NAACP Image Award and the Sibert Honor Award. Woodson was recently named the Young People’s Poet Laureate by the Poetry Foundation. Her recent adult book, Another Brooklyn, was a National Book Award finalist. Born on February 12th in Columbus, Ohio, Jacqueline Woodson grew up in Greenville, South Carolina, and Brooklyn, New York and graduated from college with a B.A. in English. She is the author of more than two dozen award-winning books for young adults, middle graders and children; among her many accolades, she is a four-time Newbery Honor winner, a four-time National Book Award finalist, and a two-time Coretta Scott King Award winner. Her books  include THE OTHER SIDE, EACH KINDNESS, Caldecott Honor Book COMING ON HOME SOON; Newbery Honor winners FEATHERS, SHOW WAY, and AFTER TUPAC AND D FOSTER, and MIRACLE'S BOYS—which received the LA Times Book Prize and the Coretta Scott King Award and was adapted into a miniseries directed by Spike Lee. Jacqueline is also the recipient of the Margaret A. Edwards Award for lifetime achievement for her contributions to young adult literature, the winner of the Jane Addams Children’s Book Award, and was the 2013 United States nominee for the Hans Christian Andersen Award. She lives with her family in Brooklyn, New York.

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* "Woodson handles delicate, even explosive subject matter with exceptional clarity, surety, and depth."—Publishers Weekly, starred review of If You Come Softly

"Love and sadness permeate the pages of this brief, beautifully written novel, but there is a feeling of hope at the end."—KLIATT on Behind You

"Woodson writes with impressive poetry about race, love, death, and what grief feels like—the things that 'snap the heart'—and her characters' open strength and wary optimism resonate."—Booklist on Behind You

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