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Brown Girl Dreaming - Jacqueline Woodson
Brown Girl Dreaming
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4.06 90
Format: audiobook
ISBN: 9780553397260 (0553397265)
Publisher: Listening Library
Edition language: English
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Sassafrass rated it
5.0 A beautiful and important piece of literature
Brown Girl Dreaming - Jacqueline Woodson This is an interesting book for me to review. I don't usually read poetry and this wasn't on my radar at all, but I ended up reading it for a Goodreads group and I'm so glad that I did. BROWN GIRL DREAMING is a memoir written in verse. The poems take...
Feminism in Cold Storage
Feminism in Cold Storage rated it
5.0 Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson
I've read a lot of memoirs, but none that were done as a series of poems before. It really is a beautiful way to convey your story. My favorite was the first one, about the day she was born. Woodson brings her birth together with the state of black in America and it's done masterfully. I'm not sure ...
By Singing Light
By Singing Light rated it
(audiobook, reread) So, if you have a chance, definitely listen to this audiobook. Woodson’s narration made her words and story come alive. I liked Brown Girl Dreaming a lot when I read it the first time–I flat out loved it this time. Laughed, cried, smiled.
AndreaGarcia rated it
5.0 Brown Girl Dreaming
In the book "Brown Girl Dreaming". The story takes place in the 60's, about a African American girl and her family. Jacqueline Woodson and her family, a mother raising four children on her own. As Jacqueline grows she takes love interest in writing, even if her family keeps moving from state to stat...
Momster Bookworm
Momster Bookworm rated it
3.0 Brown Girl Dreaming
A multi-award winning memoir written entirely in free verse. Despite not being in prose, the author paints a vivid picture of growing up in the South, in a time of transition where colored people still received a different treatment, even after emancipation.
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