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August 29, 2014

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Jacqueline Woodson Wins 2014 Empire State Award

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Adding another award to her long list of accolades, the prolific Brooklyn-based writer has received the 2014 Empire State Award for Excellence in Literature for Young People.

Humorist Bruce Coville Wins Empire State Award, Emphasizes the “Ripple Effect” of Reading

Bruce Coville accepting the Empire State Award for Excellence in Literature for Young People. Photo by Sara Kelly Johns.

Bruce Coville recently became the twenty-third recipient of the Empire State Award for Excellence in Literature for Young People. The author of many humorous middle-grade novels, Coville was celebrated at the New York Library Association annual conference earlier this month.