Jacqueline Woodson

Jacqueline Woodson has written numerous award-winning books for young people. Her first play, "Locomotion," is adapted from the National Book Award Honor and Coretta Scott King Honor novel of the same name, and like many of her works, has appeared on numerous Best Books and Notable lists. The Kennedy Center production of Locomotion will coincide with the release of a new picture book from Putnam entitled Pecan Pie Baby in November 2010.