Brown girl dreaming
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Brown girl dreaming

By Woodson, Jacqueline, author.

Genre Biography.

Published 2016 by Puffin Books, New York, New York

ISBN 9780606393102

Bib Id 2060400

Description 349 pages : illustrations, genealogical tables ; 21 cm

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ISBN
9780606393102
0147515823 hardcover $8.00
9780147515827
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J B Woodson
Title
Brown girl dreaming
Publication Information
2016 by Puffin Books, New York, New York :
Description
349 pages : illustrations, genealogical tables ; 21 cm
Note
"Contains seven new, original poems by the author"--Page [4] of cover.
Contents
Family tree -- Part I: I am born -- Part II: The stories of South Carolina run like rivers -- Part III: Followed the sky's mirrored constellation to freedom -- Part IV: Deep in my heart, I do believe -- Part V. Ready to change the world -- Author's note -- Thankfuls -- Family photos -- The story isn't over : seven beautiful new poems.
Summary
Raised in South Carolina and New York, Woodson always felt halfway home in each place. In vivid poems, she shares what it was like to grow up as an African American in the 1960s and 1970s, living with the remnants of Jim Crow and her growing awareness of the Civil Rights movement.
Audience
Ages 10 and up.
Awards
National Book Award Winner.
Newbery Honor Book.
Coretta Scott King Author Award Winner.
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Genre/Form
Biography.
History.
Juvenile works.
Poetry

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