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Angela Johnson received her first major literary prize in 1991 when her second book When I Am Old with You was named a Coretta Scott King Honor book. Since that time, Angela has won two Coretta Scott King Awards, for the novels Heaven and Toning the Sweep, and a second Coretta Scott King Honor for The Other Side: Shorter Poems. Her most recent novel for Simon & Schuster is Looking for Red. She lives in Kent, Ohio.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Teenage fathers Fiction, Teenage parents Fiction, Father and child Fiction, Babies Fiction, African Americans Fiction