Sharon M. Draper
Sharon Draper on 'Stella by Starlight'
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My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. I learned to dream through reading, learned to create dreams through writing, and learned to develop dreamers through teaching. I shall always be a dreamer. Come dream with me.
Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?
A. Beowulf. What a man!
Q. What is your greatest achievement?
A. I'm still working on that. Every day is a new opportunity to reach another goal.
Q. With whom in history do you most identify?
A. I'm not sure if identify is the right word, but I have a great deal of respect for Zora Neale Hurston whose writing is brilliant and whose path was difficult.
Q. What’s your best quality?
A. I believe in hope and possibility. I'm a powerfully positive person.