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Brown girl dreaming

Author
Woodson, Jacqueline, author.
Title
Brown girl dreaming / Jacqueline Woodson.
Format
Book
Published
New York, New York : Puffin Books, 2016.
Description
349 pages : illustrations, genealogical tables ; 21 cm
Uniform series
Oak Park Multicultural Collection.
Notes
"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.
Target audience
Ages 10 and up.
Awards
National Book Award Winner. Newbery Honor Book. Coretta Scott King Author Award Winner, 2015
Subject headings
Woodson, Jacqueline--Biography. Woodson, Jacqueline--Juvenile poetry. African American women authors--Biography--Juvenile poetry. Identity (Psychology) in children--Juvenile poetry. Identity (Psychology) in children--Biography. African Americans--Civil rights--History--20th century--Juvenile poetry. African Americans--Civil rights--History--20th century--Biography. Children--Books and reading--Juvenile poetry. Children--Books and reading--Biography. United States--Social conditions--1960-1980--Juvenile poetry. United States--Social conditions--1960-1980--Biography.
Genre heading
Biographies. History. Juvenile works. Poetry. Biographies.
ISBN
0147515823 9780147515827 9780606393102 0606393102 9781484496749 (bound) 1484496744

Holdings

Library
Southeast Library - New Albany
Call Number
PS3573.O64524 Z46 2016
Location
IU Southeast Lib. - Social Justice and Diversity Collection
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