Jacqueline Woodson is a biography of a prolific writer. The book tells the story of how she developed a love of writing at an early age. However, her path towards literary excellence did not come without her developing the ability to overcome academic barriers. Woodson’s renowned books are rooted in the lived experiences of African-Americans. This biography teaches children that the pursuit of greatness is a lifelong process filled with opportunity to either give up or rise to the occasion.