Brown Girl Dreaming
Publish date: August 28th 2014
Publisher: Nancy Paulsen Books
Pages no: 336
Edition language: English
beautiful way to write a memoir. moves slowly through moments in woodson's life, and the moments really illuminate her growth into herself.
Jacqueline's early childhood told in verse form. Each poem is a vignette is a memory of someone or her as see leaves Greenville and Ohio and moves to New York City. It tells of the changes to her and her family. I enjoyed it. I felt I knew these people.
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.