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Brown girl dreaming

by Woodson, Jacqueline,

Format: Print Book 2014
Availability: Available at 41 Libraries 52 of 74 copies
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Andrew Carnegie Free Library Nonfiction 92 WOODSO
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Avalon Public Library Teen Nonfiction TEEN 811 WOO
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Baldwin Borough Library Young Adult YA 92 WOO
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Bethel Park Public Library Juvenile Fiction juv WOODSON Jacqueline
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Braddock Carnegie Library Juvenile Non Fiction J 92 WOO
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Bridgeville Public Library Public Library Children's Non-Fiction JUV 92 WOO
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CLP - Allegheny Regional Children's Biographies j PS3573.O64524 Z46 2014
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CLP - Beechview Children's Biographies j PS3573.O64524 Z46 2014
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CLP - Brookline Children's Biographies j PS3573.O64524 Z46 2014
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CLP - Carrick Children's Biographies j PS3573.O64524 Z46 2014
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CLP - Hazelwood Children's Non-Fiction Collection j PS3573.O64524 Z46 2014
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CLP - Homewood Children's African American j PS3573.O64524 Z46 2014
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CLP - Sheraden Children's Biographies j PS3573.O64524 Z46 2014
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CLP - South Side Children's Biographies j PS3573.O64524 Z46 2014
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Carnegie Free Library of Swissvale Biography J B Woo
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Carnegie Library of Homestead Children Non Fiction J 811.54 Wood
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Clairton Public Library Young Adult J WOOD
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Clairton Public Library Junior Fiction J W
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Community Library of Castle Shannon Young Adult Non-Fiction YA 811.54 WOODSON
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Coraopolis Memorial Library Teen Non-Fiction YA 811.54 WOO
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F.O.R. Sto-Rox Library Juvenile Fiction JUV Woodson
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Green Tree Public Library Children's NEWBERY WOO
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Jefferson Hills Public Library Juv Biography J 92 WOO
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Millvale Community Library Juvenile Non-Fiction J811.54 WOO
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Monroeville Public Library Juvenile Fiction J WOODSON Jacqueline
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Moon Township Public Library Juvenile Biography JB WOODSON Jacqueli
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Moon Township Public Library Biography B WOODSON Jacquel
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Moon Township Public Library Book Battle B WOODSON Jacquel
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Mt. Lebanon Public Library Young Adult Non-Fiction YA 92 WOODSON Jacqueline
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North Versailles Public Library Non-Fiction 811.54 WOOD
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Northern Tier Regional Library Juvenile Biography J BIO WOODSON
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Northland Public Library Children's Biography J B WOODSON
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Penn Hills Library Juvenile Non-Fiction j 92 WOO
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Penn Hills Library - Lincoln Park Juv j 92 WOO
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Pleasant Hills Public Library Young Adult YA 92 WOODSON Jacqueline
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Plum Community Library Juvenile Biography J 92 WOO
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Robinson Library Middle Grade Section MG FIC WOODSON
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Sewickley Public Library Young Adult Nonfiction YA 811 WOO 2014
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Sewickley Public Library Young Adult Nonfiction YA 811 WOO 2014
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Sewickley Public Library Juvenile Biography J B WOODSON 2014
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Sewickley Public Library Closed Stacks YA 811 WOO 2014
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Shaler North Hills Library Juvenile Biography j 92 WOODSON
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Shaler North Hills Library Juvenile Biography j 92 WOODSON
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South Park Library Juvenile j92 WOO
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Springdale Free Public Library Young Adult Nonfiction YA 92 WOOD
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Whitehall Public Library Teen Fiction YA Woodson
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CLP - Main Library First Floor Children's Department - Special Collections rj PS3573.O64524 Z46 2014
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Summary
Jacqueline Woodson is the 2018-2019 National Ambassador for Young People's Literature

A New York Times Bestseller and National Book Award Winner

Jacqueline Woodson, the acclaimed author of Another Brooklyn , 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.

A National Book Award Winner
A Newbery Honor Book
A Coretta Scott King Award Winner

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

Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "*Starred Review* What is this book about? In an appended author's note, Woodson says it best: my past, my people, my memories, my story. The resulting memoir in verse is a marvel, as it turns deeply felt remembrances of Woodson's preadolescent life into art, through memories of her homes in Ohio, South Carolina, and, finally, New York City, and of her friends and family. Small things ice cream from the candy store, her grandfather's garden, fireflies in jelly jars become large as she recalls them and translates them into words. She gives context to her life as she writes about racial discrimination, the civil rights movement, and, later, Black Power. But her focus is always on her family. Her earliest years are spent in Ohio, but after her parents separate, her mother moves her children to South Carolina to live with Woodson's beloved grandparents, and then to New York City, a place, Woodson recalls, of gray rock, cold and treeless as a bad dream. But in time it, too, becomes home; she makes a best friend, Maria, and begins to dream of becoming a writer when she gets her first composition notebook and then discovers she has a talent for telling stories. Her mother cautions her not to write about her family, but, happily, many years later she has and the result is both elegant and eloquent, a haunting book about memory that is itself altogether memorable.--Cart, Michael Copyright 2014 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Publisher's Weekly Review: "Written in verse, Woodson's collection of childhood memories provides insight into the Newbery Honor author's perspective of America, "a country caught/ between Black and White," during the turbulent 1960s. Jacqueline was born in Ohio, but spent much of her early years with her grandparents in South Carolina, where she learned about segregation and was made to follow the strict rules of Jehovah's Witnesses, her grandmother's religion. Wrapped in the cocoon of family love and appreciative of the beauty around her, Jacqueline experiences joy and the security of home. Her move to Brooklyn leads to additional freedoms, but also a sense of loss: "Who could love/ this place-where/ no pine trees grow, no porch swings move/ with the weight of/ your grandmother on them." The writer's passion for stories and storytelling permeates the memoir, explicitly addressed in her early attempts to write books and implicitly conveyed through her sharp images and poignant observations seen through the eyes of a child. Woodson's ability to listen and glean meaning from what she hears lead to an astute understanding of her surroundings, friends, and family. Ages 10-up. Agent: Charlotte Sheedy Literary Agency. (Aug.) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved."
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Additional Information
Subjects Woodson, Jacqueline -- Juvenile poetry.
Woodson, Jacqueline -- Poetry.
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography -- Juvenile poetry.
African American women authors -- Biography -- Juvenile poetry.
Children's poetry, American.
Authors, American -- Poetry.
African American women -- Poetry.
African Americans -- Biography -- Poetry.
Women -- Biography -- Poetry.
Biographies.
Free verse.
Poetry.
Publisher New York :2014
Language English
Awards Coretta Scott King Award, author, 2015
Newbery Honor Book, 2015
Robert F. Sibert Honor Book, 2015
Description 336 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
ISBN 9780399252518
0399252517
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