Individual Author Record
Name: Traci L. JonesPen Name: None Genre: Fiction Born: Monmouth, Illinois Sites:
Illinois ConnectionJones was born in Monmouth, Illinois.
Biographical and Professional InformationBorn 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