Jennifer Jacobson

Jennifer, a graduate of Harvard Graduate School of Education, is the author of oodles of award-winning children’s books including SMALL AS AN ELEPHANT (IRA Young Adult’s Choice, Parents’ Choice Gold Award), PAPER THINGS (ILA Social Justice Award, NTCE Charlotte Huck Honorable Mention) and THE DOLLAR KIDS illustrated by Ryan Andrews (ABA IndieNext List and Bank Street Best Book of the Year). Her newest launches are a chapter book series: TWIG AND TURTLE: BIG MOVE TO A TINY HOUSE, a middle grade romance: CRASHING IN LOVE and a picture book: OH, CHICKADEE! She lives in Woolwich Maine.
Listen to an interview with Jennifer on the Highlights Foundation’s podcast, Into the Words.

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