Illinois State Library

Illinois Center for the Book


Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Traci L. Jones  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction

Born: Monmouth, Illinois

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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''.


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Awards

-- 2006 Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe New Talent Author Award for ''Standing Against the Wind''