The Resource Brown girl dreaming, Jacqueline Woodson

Brown girl dreaming, Jacqueline Woodson

Label
Brown girl dreaming
Title
Brown girl dreaming
Statement of responsibility
Jacqueline Woodson
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "Jacqueline Woodson, one of today's finest writers, tells the moving story of her childhood in mesmerizing verse. 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. Touching and powerful, each poem is both accessible and emotionally charged, each line a glimpse into a child's soul as she searches for her place in the world. Woodson's eloquent poetry also reflects the joy of finding her voice through writing stories, despite the fact that she struggled with reading as a child. Her love of stories inspired her and stayed with her, creating the first sparks of the gifted writer she was to become. Praise for Jacqueline Woodson: Ms. Woodson writes with a sure understanding of the thoughts of young people, offering a poetic, eloquent narrative that is not simply a story, but a mature exploration of grown-up issues and self-discovery"-The New York Times Book Review"--
  • "The author shares her childhood memories and reveals the first sparks that ignited her writing career in free-verse poems about growing up in the North and South"--
Summary
In vivid poems that reflect the joy of finding her voice through writing stories, an award-winning author shares what it was like to grow up in the 1960s and 1970s in both the North and the South
Storyline
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2015
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2014
  • Claudia Lewis Award, 2015.
  • Coretta Scott King Award, Author Category, 2015.
  • E.B. White Read-Aloud Awards, Middle Reader (formerly Indies' Choice Book Awards, Middle Reader), 2015.
  • Land of Enchantment Book Award (New Mexico): Lizards (Grades 6-8), 2017.
  • National Book Award for Young People's Literature, 2014.
  • Notable Books for a Global Society, 2015.
  • School Library Journal Best Books: Nonfiction, 2014
  • Street Lit Book Award Medal: Young Adult, 2016.
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10325943
Cataloging source
BT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Woodson, Jacqueline
Dewey number
811.54
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • genealogical tables
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
990
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 7
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Woodson, Jacqueline
  • Authors, American
  • African American women authors
  • Young adult fiction
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Brown girl dreaming, Jacqueline Woodson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
336 pages
Isbn
9780399252518
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits, genealogical tables
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780399252518
Label
Brown girl dreaming, Jacqueline Woodson
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
336 pages
Isbn
9780399252518
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits, genealogical tables
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780399252518

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