Wade Hudson

We Rise, We Resist, We Raise Our Voices

Location: Enoch Pratt Free Library Children's Stage

Wade Hudson

Wade Hudson is president and CEO of Just Us Books, Inc., an independent children's and young adult book publisher he founded with his wife, Cheryl. His career as a writer spans more than three decades and has resulted in more than 30 published books for children and young adults. They include Book of Black Heroes from A to Z, Jamal's Busy Day, the Great Black Heroes series and Book of Black Heroes: Scientists, Healers & Inventors. He has received numerous honors, including the Stephen Crane Literary Award, induction into the International Hall of Fame for Writers of African Descent, the Harlem Book Fair Phyllis Wheatley Award, the Madame C.J. Walker from the Hurston-Wright Foundation and the Ida B. Wells Institution Leadership Award from the Center for Black Literature.

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