Jason Reynolds + Jacqueline Woodson

Sunday October 21: 4:00PM 5:00PM

Buy a copy of LU or a $15 gift card in-store at the event to attend. This event will take place in the Rare Book Room, located on the 3rd floor of the Strand and accessible via the stairs or elevator next door at 826 Broadway.


The Strand presents New York Times bestselling author Jason Reynolds in conversation with Jacqueline Woodson, award-winning author and National Ambassador for Young People's Literature. This event is Reynolds’s only NYC-area public appearance for Lu, the final book in his bestselling Track series. Both authors will discuss their most recent works, followed by a Q&A and book signing.

Jason Reynolds is a New York Times bestselling author, a Newbery Award Honoree, a Printz Award Honoree, National Book Award Honoree, a Kirkus Award winner, a two time Walter Dean Myers Award winner, an NAACP Image Award Winner, and the recipient of multiple Coretta Scott King honors. The American Booksellers Association’s 2017 spokesperson for Indies First, his many books include When I Was the Greatest, Boy in the Black Suit, All American Boys (cowritten with Brendan Kiely), As Brave as You, For Every One, the Track series (Ghost, Patina, Sunny, and Lu), and Long Way Down, which received both a Newbery Honor and a Printz Honor. He lives in Washington, DC. You can find his ramblings at JasonWritesBooks.com.

Jacqueline Woodson is the award winning-author of several books including Miracle's Boys, Brown Girl Dreaming, After Tupac and D Foster, Feathers, and Show Way. She was named the National Ambassador for Young People's Literature by the Library of Congress for 2018–2019, and is the recipient of numerous honors, including the Newbery Honor Medal and the Coretta Scott King Award. You can find out more about Jacqueline at https://www.jacquelinewoodson.com/.