Kekla Magoon

Longlist, 2015 National Book Awards

Kekla Magoon is an award-winning author of many young adult novels, including The Rock and the River, for which she received the 2010 Coretta Scott King–John Steptoe Award for New Talent. Kekla Magoon lives in Vermont.
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X: A Novel

X: A Novel by Ilyasah Shabazz, with Kekla Magoon, book cover, 2015.
ISBN 9780763669676 Candlewick Press

 X follows Malcolm from his childhood to his imprisonment for theft at age twenty, when he found the faith that would lead him to forge a new path and command a voice that still resonates today. More about this book >

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Kekla Magoon

Kekla Magoon is an award-winning author of many young adult novels, including The Rock and the River, for which she received the 2010 Coretta Scott King–John Steptoe Award for New Talent. Kekla Magoon lives in Vermont.

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