Meet Jewell

Jewell Parker Rhodes is the author of Towers FallingNinth Ward, Sugar, and Bayou Magic. Her middle-grade books have won the Coretta Scott King Honor, the Jane Addams Children’s Book Award, and more. She is also the Virginia G. Piper Endowed Chair in Creative Writing at Arizona State University, and has written many award-winning books for adults.
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Meet Jewell

Jewell Parker Rhodes is the author of Towers Falling, Ninth Ward, Sugar, and Bayou Magic. Her middle-grade books have won the Coretta Scott King Honor, the Jane Addams Children’s Book Award, and more. She is also the Virginia G. Piper Endowed Chair in Creative Writing at Arizona State University, and has written many award-winning books for adults.
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Ghost Boys

A heartbreaking and gripping story about a black boy killed by a police officer, drawing connections through history.

Towers Falling

Towers Falling is a powerful novel by award-winning author Jewell Parker Rhodes set fifteen years after the 9/11 attacks.

The Louisiana Girls Trilogy

The Louisiana Girls Trilogy are stories of young girls coming of age and finding the strength to overcome adversity. They are steeped in the folklore of the deep south of America and are hugely popular with young readers.

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