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Acclaimed author, educator to speak in Anniston

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Posted: Saturday, May 24, 2014 3:48 pm

Internationally acclaimed writer and educator Sharon Draper will speak to students and teachers alike May 31 at the Anniston Performing Arts Center.

Among other achievements, the young adult fiction writer is a National Teacher of the Year, five-time winner of the Coretta Scott King Literary Award and a New York Times bestselling author of such works as “We Beat the Street,” “Copper Sun” and “Out of my Mind.” She has spoken across the United States and in Ghana, Russia, Kenya, Guam, Togo and Ethiopia.

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