Sharon Draper

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Birthday
21, 1952
Birthplace
Cleveland, OH
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
21, 1952 (age 66)
Birthplace
Cleveland, OH

About

Author of the successful Jericho Trilogy and the popular Ziggy series. She is perhaps best known for her 2001 novel Darkness Before Dawn.

Before Fame

She graduated from Pepperdine University in Malibu, California.

Trivia

She received a 1997 Coretta Scott King Award for her novel Forged by Fire.

Family Life

She grew up in Cleveland, Ohio and later settled in Cincinnati. She married Larry Draper.

Associated With

She was a speaker at the National Book Festival, an event established by First Lady Laura W. Bush in 2001.