Jason Reynolds is the New York Times bestselling author of the Coretta Scott King Honor book, The Boy in The Black Suit, and co-author of, All American Boys, with Brendan Kiely, also a Coretta Scott King honor book as well as the inaugural recipient of The Walter Dean Myers Award. Aside from his young adult works, Reynolds is also the author of the middle grade novels, As Brave As You, which won The Kirkus Prize and was nominated for an NAACP Image Award, and Ghost, the first of the four book TRACK series which was selected as a National Book Award Finalist.
In his own words: “I create characters first. I love people. I love the ticks and hiccups of humanity. So I start there, and distill the characters until they are real. Then they do all the work for me.”
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