From NKAA, Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (main entry)

Bradby, Marie

(born: 1950) 

Bradby was born in Virginia and graduated from Hampton University. A former journalist, she is a children's author who writes fiction and free-lance material. Her first book, More Than Anything Else, was an ALA Notable Book in 1995. Another of her books, Momma, Where Are You From, illustrated by Chris K. Soentpiet, received the Golden Kite Honor Award. Bradby lives in Louisville, KY, with her family. For more see Marie Bradby's biography at the website; the Marie Bradby home page; or contact her at


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NKAA Source: More than anything else
NKAA Source: Momma, where are you from

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