Jess Mowry (born March 27, 1960) is an Oakland-based author of books and stories for children and young adults. "He has written eighteen books and many short stories for and about black children and teens in a variety of genres, ranging from inner-city settings to the forests of Haiti. Many of the novels are set in Oakland, California (USA), and deal with contemporary themes such as crack cocaine, drug dealers, teenage sexuality, school dropouts, and coming-of-age." 1

Links and References

  1. Jess Mowry on Wikipedia