Vaunda Micheaux Nelson
Vaunda Micheaux Nelson is an American writer best known for her young-adult books, both fiction and nonfiction. She was the winner of the 2010 Coretta Scott King Award and Gelett Burgess Children's Book Award for her book Bad News for Outlaws: The Remarkable Life of Bass Reeves, Deputy U.S. Marshal. 
She is a youth services librarian at the public library in Rio Rancho, New Mexico, where she lives with her husband. She is the grand-niece of brothers Solomon Lightfoot Michaux, better known as Elder Michaux, minister and advisor to presidents, and Lewis H Michaux, the pioneer Harlem bookseller.
- Bad News for Outlaws: The Remarkable Life of Bass Reeves, Deputy U.S. Marshal.
- Interview with Vaunda Micheaux Nelson on the Fine Books & Collections blog
- Vaunda Micheaux Nelson at Library of Congress Authorities, with 13 catalog records
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