Jacqueline Woodson - Remember Us - with Jason Reynolds - in Partnership with DCPL at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library

Upcoming Event
Wednesday, October 11, 2023 - 6:00pm

This event is in-person at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library

Politics and Prose is happy to partner with DC Public Library and the DC Public Library Foundation with author Jacqueline Woodson to discuss her new book, Remember Us.


A limited number of complimentary copies of Remember Us will be available for families to add to their home library courtesy of the DC Public Library Foundation. Copies will be available first come, first serve at the event only, books will not be available for pick up before or after the event on October 11th.

About the Book:

Mysteriously set fires in Bushwick bring Sage’s memories of her deceased fireman father to the forefront in this coming-of-age story of an athletic tween girl feeling left behind by her old friends.  Buoyed by strong relationships with her mother and friends, Sage must learn to manage her emotions in this beautifully lyrical narrative of change, healing, and growth. 

 About the Author:

Born in Ohio, Jacqueline Woodson is an award winning and bestselling poet and author of books for adults, children, and adolescents. She is best known for her National Book Award-Winning memoir Brown Girl Dreaming. She currently lives with her family in Brooklyn, New York, where she grew up. 

About the Contributors:

Jason Reynolds is a #1 New York Times bestselling author of more than a dozen books for young people, including All American Boys (with Brendan Kiely), Stuntboy: In the Meantime (illustrated by Raúl the Third), and many others. The recipient of a Newbery Honor, a Printz Honor, an NAACP Image Award, and multiple Coretta Scott King honors. He currently lives in Washington, DC.

Ages 10-14

This event is free with first come, first served seating.

Please review library guidelines for masking requirements.

5015 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20008
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Remember Us By Jacqueline Woodson Cover Image
ISBN: 9780399545467
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - October 10th, 2023