Brown Girl Dreaming
Publish date: September 2nd 2014
Publisher: Listening Library
Edition language: English
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...
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 ...
(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.
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...
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.