Coe Booth Faculty Profile

Coe Booth

Graduate Adjunct - CLA

Coe Booth was born and raised in the Bronx, New York. She has a master's degree in psychology and has worked as a counselor for teenagers and families in crisis situations. She also has an MFA in Creative Writing from The New School.  Her first novel Tyrell won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Young Adult Literature, and her novels Kendra and Bronxwood were selected by the American Library Association as Best Books for Young Adults. Her first middle grade novel Kinda Like Brothers, was selected as an ALA Notable Book for Children and an NPR Best Book of 2014. In addition to writing, Coe spends her time traveling and speaking at schools across the country. She lives in the Bronx.


Young adult

Scholastic, Inc., 2011

Scholastic, Inc., 2010

Scholastic, Inc., 2010

Middle grade

Scholastic, Inc., 2022

Kinda Like Brothers
Scholastic Press, 2014