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Jacqueline Briggs Martin

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Thanks for coming to my site. Here you will find the basic information about my writing life, my books, and information about my author appearances, and other bits and pieces about writing and reading. I do maintain a blog (actually two) and if you visit those you are apt to hear about where I've been and up-to-date information about my books and inspiration for writing.
Farmer Will Allen and the Growing Table -- one of my recent books has been named to several honor lists -- (Farmer Will Allen and the Growing Table was a finalist for Minnesota's Star of The North Book Award) I am thrilled that readers, librarians, and teachers are adding the book to their bookshelves.

Farmer Will Allen Farmer Will Allen and the Growing Table was chosen as part of the Read Across the Globe campaign to have 300,000 children read to by volunteers around the world. The Points of Light Foundation inspired and supported by H.W. and Barbara Bush sponsored the effort. The Read Across the Globe campaign supports literacy and volunteerism.
Children from over 30 countries shared the book in an attempt to set a new Guinness World Record for reading.
Farmer Will Allen will be published in paperback, February 2016, in conjunction with African American History Month. Preorder -- or contact Readers To Eaters for bulk orders.

Alice Waters and the Trip to Delicious is now available. I hope you enjoy it as well. And you may enjoy this interview in the Parents Press - Author's Page: An Interview with Jacqueline Briggs Martin: Biographies show kids how Waters, Allen helped change food culture.

Great news! Alice Waters and the Trip to Delicious is a 2014 Distinguished Book from Association of Children's Librarians of Northern California.


Jacqueline Briggs Martin (R) with Alice Waters in Berkeley at the Edible Schoolyard, September 2014 --

Jackie and Alice Waters and a conversation about biographies ...

Pan Dulce #6: Roni Capin Rivera-Ashford and Jacqueline Briggs Martin--A Conversation

On May 6, 2015, Jacqueline Briggs Martin, author of picture books Alice Waters and the Trip to Delicious and Farmer Will Allen and the Growing Table (Readers to Eaters), talks to Roni Capin Rivera-Ashford, author of picture books My Tata's Remedies and My Nana's Remedies (Cinco Puntos Press). The conversation is faciliated by Lee Byrd of Cinco Puntos Press.

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Martin, Jacqueline Briggs. Jacqueline Briggs Martin's Home Page. http://www.jacquelinebriggsmartin.com Mt. Vernon, IA: Jacqueline Briggs Martin, 2000.
1. Bibliography 011.3 dc-20. @2000-2015 Jacqueline Briggs Martin All Rights Reserved.
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