ABOUT DEBORAH HOPKINSON

  • Deborah Hopkinson is the author of more than 60 books, including picture books, middle grade fiction, and nonfiction. Her 2021 titles include: WE MUST NOT FORGET; THE DEADLIEST DISEASES THEN AND NOW; and THE STORY of a STORY. 

    She has won the Golden Kite Award for Picture Book Text twice, for A BAND OF ANGELS and APPLES TO OREGON. She received a Golden Kite Honor award for BLUEBIRD SUMMER.

    Deborah’s awards also include a Sibert Honor and YALSA Excellence Honor for TITANIC, VOICES FROM THE DISASTER and Oregon Book Awards for KEEP ON! THE STORY OF MATTHEW HENSON, HOW I BECAME A SPY, and COURAGE and DEFIANCE. She received a Boston Globe Horn Book Honor for SKY BOYS, and an Orbis Pictus Honor for SHUTTING OUT THE SKY. 

    Deborah provides critique services for other writers and virtual author visits. She lives near Portland, Oregon. Contact: deborahhopkinson@yahoo.com; TWITTER: @deborahopkinson; IG: @deborah_hopkinson.

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