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  • Published: 28 October 2010
  • ISBN: 9780399239878
  • Imprint: Putnam
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 32
  • RRP: $29.99

Pecan Pie Baby



Jacqueline Woodson is the 2018-2019 National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature

Gia is tired of hearing about the new baby. It hasn't even been born yet, but everyone, even her friends, seem fixated on it. Gia thinks things are fine just the way they are! And she's worried: if the baby's such a big deal now, what's going to happen to Gia's nice, cozy life with Mama once it's born?Beloved author Jacqueline Woodson and Sophie Blackall have created a heartwarming story for kids adjusting to the idea of a new family member. Young readers will be reassured by Gia's eventual understanding that the baby won't ruin the special bond she has with her mom, and might even be a sweet addition to the family.

  • Published: 28 October 2010
  • ISBN: 9780399239878
  • Imprint: Putnam
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 32
  • RRP: $29.99

About the author

Jacqueline Woodson

Jacqueline Woodson is the is the 2018-2019 National Ambassador for Young People's Literature and received the 2018 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award and the 2018 Children's Literature Legacy Award. She is the 2014 National Book Award winner for her New York Times bestselling memoir Brown Girl Dreaming, which was also a recipient of the Coretta Scott King Award, a Newbery Honor, the NAACP Image Award and a Sibert Honor. She receive the Jane Addams Children's Book Award and is a four-time Newbery Honor winner, a three-time National Book Award finalist, and a two-time Coretta Scott King Award winner. Her books include The Other Side, Each Kindness, Coming On Home Soon, Feathers, Show Way, After Tupac and D Foster, and Miracle's Boys. She received the Margaret A. Edwards Award for lifetime achievement for her contributions to young adult literature.

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Praise for Pecan Pie Baby

* “Fresh and wise.”Kirkus Reviews, starred review * “Gia’s narrative voice is prime Woodson—lyrical, colloquial, and imbued with the authentic feelings of a child.”The Horn Book, starred review

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