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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"--
  • 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 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
Assigning source
  • Provided by publisher
  • Provided by publisher
Awards note
  • National Book Award Winner, Young People's Literature, 2014.
  • Coretta Scott King Author Award Winner, 2015.
  • Newbery Honor, 2015.
  • Boston Globe/Horn Book Nonfiction Honor, 2015.
  • American Library Association Notables, 2015; Bank Street College Award, 2015; Coretta Scott King Honors, 2015; Horn Book Fanfare List, 2015.
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Woodson, Jacqueline
Dewey number
  • 811/.54
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • genealogical tables
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Grades 5-8
LC call number
PS3573.O64524
LC item number
Z46 2014
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Identity (Psychology) in children
  • Identity (Psychology) in children
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Children
  • Children
  • Identity (Psychology) in children
  • Identity (Psychology) in children
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Children
  • Children
  • Identity (Psychology) in children
  • Identity (Psychology) in children
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Children
  • Children
  • Authors, American
  • African American women authors
  • African American women authors
  • African American women authors
  • African American women authors
  • Authors, American
  • African American women authors
  • Young adult poetry
  • African American women authors
  • Identity (Psychology) in children
  • Identity (Psychology) in children
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Children
  • Children
  • Authors, American
  • Woodson, Jacqueline
  • Woodson, Jacqueline
  • United States
  • United States
  • Woodson, Jacqueline
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION
  • Roman
  • Amerikanisches Englisch
  • American authors
  • African American authors
  • Women authors
  • Women
  • African Americans
Target audience
pre 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.
Contents
  • Deep In My Heart, I Do Believe
  • Part V.
  • Ready To Change The World. Author's Note
  • Thankfuls
  • Family Photos
  • 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.
Control code
870919395
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
336 pages
Isbn
9780399252518
Lccn
2014021346
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Note
Dorothy Tyler Collection (University of Missouri--Kansas City)
Other physical details
illustrations, genealogical tables
System control number
(OCoLC)870919395
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.
Contents
  • Deep In My Heart, I Do Believe
  • Part V.
  • Ready To Change The World. Author's Note
  • Thankfuls
  • Family Photos
  • 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.
Control code
870919395
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
336 pages
Isbn
9780399252518
Lccn
2014021346
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Note
Dorothy Tyler Collection (University of Missouri--Kansas City)
Other physical details
illustrations, genealogical tables
System control number
(OCoLC)870919395

Library Locations

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