Black Book Talk on 05/01/14
Sharon M. Draper, professional educator and award winning author is May guest on Black Book Talk. Draper has been honored as the National Teacher of the Year and is a five-time winner of the Coretta Scott King Literary Awards. Among her well-loved young adults books are Tears of a Tiger, Forged by Fire, Copper Sun and the nine-week New York Times bestseller, Out of my Mind. Her latest book is Panic, about 15-year-old Diamond, who tries to show her mother she knows how to make an "adult" decision. Instead, she disappears from a local mall, and no one can find her.
Draper talks to Black Book Talk about why and how she writes, and what she’s writing now.