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  • Bibliography:
    11 Books
  • First Book:
    June 2002
  • Latest Book:
    May 2024
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Book List in Order: 11 titles



  • THE BIRTHDAY PRESENT On her tenth birthday, Leah receives a surprise gift from glamorous Aunt Olivia, Mama's only sister, who lives in Los Angeles. It is a red rose box. Not many people in 1958 Louisiana have seen such a beautiful traveling case, ...



  • Emako Blue was supposed to be a star. She was beautiful and good-hearted. She was Monterey's best friend. She was the only girl Jamal cared about, the one who saw through his player act. She was the one who understood the burden of Eddie's family. Sh...



  • Sally Harrison and her family are slaves on a plantation in Georgia. But when Master decides to sell Sally and her brother, the family escapes to seek shelter with a tribe of Seminoles who are rumored to adopt runaway slaves. After a perilous journey...



  • If you could get a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for anything at all, what would it be? This writing assignment, given out in Ms. Hartas tenth-grade creative writing class, sparks a group of nine students each to tell his/her own story. Readers ...



  • The gripping story of a boy, a dog and a hurricane Saint is a boy with confidence as big as his name is long. A budding musician, he earns money playing clarinet for the New Orleans tourists. His best friend is a stray dog named Shadow, and it's b...



  • On 1st June 2012 while most of us were going to places of fun and sun - Judith Sibley, from Claregalway, her four-year-old daughter Lily-Mae and the entire family - were going into a place of darkness. A spot that to this day, they are still fighting...



  • Coretta Scott King Honor winner Brenda Woods’ moving, uplifting story of a girl finally meeting the African American side of her family explores racism and how it feels to be biracial, and celebrates families of all kinds. Violet is biracial, bu...



  • Coretta Scott King Honor winner Brenda Woods introduces introverted, daydream-prone Zoe, who’s afraid her real life will never be as exciting as her imaginary one. Zoe Reindeer considers herself “just Zoe” -- never measuring up to her too-p...



  • The Coretta Scott King Honor-winning author tells the moving story of the friendship between a young white boy and a Black WWII veteran who has recently returned to the unwelcoming Jim Crow South. On Gabriel's twelfth birthday, he gets a new bike-...






  • The whole world seems to transform during the summer of 1965, when Eden’s cousin from Mississippi comes to visit her in L.A. just as the Watts Riots erupt, in this stirring new novel by Coretta Scott King Honor winner Brenda Woods.When Eden’s cou...



  • Coretta Scott King Honor"winner Brenda Woods’s poignant, heartfelt story of an adopted boy and the bird he rescuesEveryone expects Coop to be musical like his beloved parents, but he’s not. That’s one of the few things he finds awkward about ...


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Brenda Woods has published 11 books.

Brenda Woods does not have a new book coming out soon. The latest book, With Just One Wing, was published in May 2024.

The first book by Brenda Woods, The Red Rose Box, was published in June 2002.

No. Brenda Woods does not write books in series.