Allen Johnson Jr., Birmingham native and grandson of the founder of Coca-Cola UNITED, Crawford Johnson, will be in Birmingham for the upcoming April Board Meeting and the annual Shareholders Meeting.
Allen, who is an emeritus member of the Coca-Cola Bottling Company UNITED Board of Directors, is the author of the award-winning Blackwater Novel series. All three novels are in part set on Shook Hill Road in Mountain Brook, Alabama at the former home of Allen’s maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs P. G. Shook.
The Blackwater Novels won the 2014 Moonbeam Children’s Silver Medal for Best Book Series, Chapter Books. My Brother’s Story, one of three in the Blackwater Novel Series, was awarded 2014 INDIEFAB Finalist Forward Reviews’ Book of the Year Juvenile Fiction.
“Forward” is the review magazine (and contest) for all the libraries in America…school and public.