Brown Girl Dreaming

Brown Girl Dreaming

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Key Features


Jacqueline Woodson's multi-award winning memoir in verse -winner of the National Book Award, the Coretta Scott King Author Award, and a Newbery Honor, now available in paperback with new material included. Beloved author Jacqueline Woodson shares the poignant, the gritty, and the sweet memories of her childhood - as well as revealing the first sparks that ignited her writing career - in these lyrical free-verse poems about growing up in the North and South. This paperback edition will include several brand-new poems. Contributor, Jacqueline Woodson, is the winner of the Margaret A. Edwards Award for lifetime achievement in writing for young adults, the recipient of four Newbery Honor Awards for Brown Girl Dreaming, After Tupac and D Foster, Feathers and Show Way, winner of the National Book Award for Brown Girl Dreaming and a two-time finalist for Locomotion and Hush. Other awards include the Coretta Scott King Award and Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Miracle?s Boys. Her most recent books are her novel Beneath a Meth Moon, her picture books Each Kindness and This Is the Rope, and this memoir. She lives with her family in Brooklyn, New York.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780147515827
  • Format: Paperback Book
  • Ages: 10 - 18
  • Grades: 5 - 12
  • Genre:
    Biography and Autobiography,
    Poetry, Songs, Verse
  • Pages: 368
  • Publisher: Puffin Books
  • Manufacturer: Penguin Random House
  • Weight (lbs): 0.73400
  • Dimensions: 0.92000 x 5.50000 x 8.20000
  • Lexile® Measure: 990L
  • Guided Reading Level: GR Level U
  • DRA Level: 40 - 50
  • ACR Level: 5.3
  • Language: English

Brown Girl Dreaming

Paperback Book


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