Donna Jo Nappoli - WIK Keynote Speaker

Donna Jo Nappoli  & I

Reading Donna Jo’s many books is a great way to study the craft of writing.

She is the author of numerous award winning children’s and young adult books as well as a linguist. Plus she has a B.A. in mathematics and a PhD.

She is a former member of the editorial board of the premiere journal Language. Napoli has won numerous awards for her work, including the Golden Kite Award given by the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (for Stones in Water, and honor book Breath), the Sydney Taylor Award given by the Association of Jewish Libraries (for Stones in Water, and, honor book, The King of Mulberry Street and the Parents' Choice Gold Award (for Alligator Bayou and Silver awards for North and The King of Mulberry Street).       © Stephanie Moody 2011