Sharon M. Draper

28 children’s books by the writer

Sharon M. Draper is a "New York Times "bestselling author who has received the Coretta Scott King Award for both "Copper Sun" and "Forged by Fire." Her "Out of My Mind "has won multiple awards and has been a "New York Times "bestseller for more than a year. She lives in Cincinnati, Ohio, where she taught high school English for twenty-five years and was named National Teacher of the Year. Visit her at SharonDraper.com.

Buried Bones Mystery

Sharon M. Draper, Jesse Joshua Watson

Buried Bones Mystery

DEM BONES GONNA RISE AGAIN With their neighborhood basketball court destroyed by vandalism, Ziggy, Rashawn, Jerome, and Rico don't know how they're going to spend summer vacation. Then Ziggy has a brilliant idea (Ziggy is always getting brilliant ...

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Lost in the Tunnel of Time

Sharon M. Draper, Jesse Joshua Watson

Lost in the Tunnel of Time

Ziggy, Rashawn, Jerome, and Rico -- the Black Dinosaurs -- are thrilled to discover that their hometown was a stop on the Underground Railroad. Even more exciting, their new friend Mr. Greene has given them an old map that shows a secret ...

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9-13 years

Stella by Starlight

Sharon M. Draper

Stella by Starlight

When the Ku Klux Klan's unwelcome reappearance rattles Stella's segregated southern town, bravery battles prejudice in this Depression-era tour de force from Sharon Draper, the New York Times bestselling author of Out of My Mind. Stella lives in ...

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The Space Mission Adventure

Sharon M. Draper, Jesse Joshua Watson

The Space Mission Adventure

The Black Dinosaurs have always explored the past in their adventures, but now they're going into the future -- to Space Camp! They'll learn what weightlessness feels like, what astronauts eat, even how they go to the bathroom! Ziggy ...

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Panic

Sharon M. Draper

Panic

This gripping, chillingly realistic novel from "New York Times" bestselling author Sharon Draper, "by turns pulse-pounding and inspiring" ("Kirkus Reviews"), shows that all it takes is one bad decision for a dream to become a nightmare. Diamond knows not to ...

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Copper Sun

Sharon M. Draper

Copper Sun

"Stolen from her village, sold to the highest bidder, fifteen-year-old Amari has only one thing left of her own -- hope." Amari's life was once perfect. Engaged to the handsomest man in her tribe, adored by her family, and living ...

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Double Dutch

Sharon M. Draper

Double Dutch

Delia loves Double Dutch. And she's good at it. Really good. So good that her team has a chance to win the World Double Dutch Championships this year -- Delia is sure of it. What she is less sure of ...

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Darkness Before Dawn

Sharon M. Draper

Darkness Before Dawn

Has Keisha found happiness at last? In her senior year, things are finally looking a little brighter for Keisha. Still haunted by the suicide of her ex-boyfriend, Andy, she finds comfort in the attentions of the new track coach, twenty-three-year-old ...

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