Traci L. Jones
Pen Name: None
Born: Monmouth, Illinois
Jones was born in Monmouth, Illinois.
Biographical and Professional Information
Born in Monmouth, Illinois, Jones was raised in Denver, Colorado and still resides there today.
In 2006, Traci won the Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe New Talent Author Award for her debut young adult title, Standing Against the Wind. Two well-received YA novels have followed: Finding My Place and Silhouetted by the Blue.
- Standing Against the Wind, Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2006
- Finding My Place, Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2010
- Silhouetted by Blue, Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2011
Titles for Purchase and at Your Library
Standing Against the Wind
Release Date: 2006-09-05
Finding My Place
Release Date: 2010-05-25
Silhouetted by the Blue
Release Date: 2011-07-19
2006 Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe New Talent Author Award for Standing Against the Wind
Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances
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