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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
  • eng
Summary
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
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
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.
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
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10325943
Cataloging source
DLC
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
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
990
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 7
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
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
5688403
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
336 pages
Isbn
9780399252518
Lccn
2014021346
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, genealogical tables
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn870919395
  • (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
5688403
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
336 pages
Isbn
9780399252518
Lccn
2014021346
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, genealogical tables
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn870919395
  • (OCoLC)870919395

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