Traci L. Jones

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General Information

Name: Traci L. Jones

Pen Name: None

Genres: Fiction

Born: Monmouth, Illinois


Email: N/A

Illinois Connection

Jones was born in Monmouth, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Born in Monmouth, Illinois, Jones was raised in Denver, Colorado and still resides there today.

In 2006, Traci won the Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe New Talent Author Award for her debut young adult title, Standing Against the Wind. Two well-received YA novels have followed: Finding My Place and Silhouetted by the Blue.

Published Works

  • Standing Against the Wind, Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2006
  • Finding My Place, Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2010
  • Silhouetted by Blue, Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2011

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Standing Against the Wind

ISBN: 0374371741
Release Date: 2006-09-05

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Finding My Place

ISBN: 0374335737
Release Date: 2010-05-25

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Silhouetted by the Blue

ISBN: 0374369143
Release Date: 2011-07-19

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Literary Awards

2006 Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe New Talent Author Award for Standing Against the Wind

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)

External Links

Traci L. Jones on WorldCat

Traci L. Jones on Amazon


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