• An Evening with Jewell Parker Rhodes

     
    Join us as we discuss the newly-released book Black Brother, Black Brother with NYT Best-seller, Jewell Parker Rhodes
     
    About Dr. Jewell Parker Rhodes:

    Dr. Jewell Parker Rhodes currently serves as the Piper Endowed Chair and founding artistic director of the Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing at Arizona State University.

    Her most recent novel, GHOST BOYS, quickly became a New York Times Best Seller and has garnered over 25 awards and honors, including The Walter Award, the Indies Choice/EB White Read-Aloud Award, and the Jane Addams Children’s Book Award for Older Readers. Jewell is also the author of TOWERS FALLING, winner of the 2017 Notable Books for a Global Society, and the celebrated Louisiana Girls’ Trilogy: NINTH WARD, a winner of a Coretta Scott King Honor Award; SUGAR, a Junior Library Guild selection, and BAYOU MAGIC, a We Need Diverse Books Educational Selection.

    Her newest middle grade novel, BLACK BROTHER, BLACK BROTHER was published on March 3, 2020.

    Jewell has written numerous children’s and adult books hoping to inspire social justice, equality, and environmental stewardship. She enjoys teaching, walking her Toy Aussie Sheepdogs, theater, dancing, and music.

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