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Woodson Wins Nat’l Book Award, 2015 Summer Reading, SLJ’s Best List

Jacqueline Woodson Wins National Book Award: Jacqueline Woodson’s memoir in verse, Brown Girl Dreaming, won in the Young People’s Literature category at the 65th National Book Awards on November 19, 2014. Ursula Le Guin received a lifetime achievement award and … Continue reading

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Review of the Week – “Brown Girl Dreaming”

Woodson, Jacqueline. Brown Girl Dreaming.Non-fiction. Penguin, 2014. 336p. $16.99. 978-0-399-25251-8. OUTSTANDING. GRADES 5-8. Jacqueline Woodson shares her experience of growing up in the 1960s and 1970s through a series of poem vignettes. With the Civil Rights movement as backdrop, readers … Continue reading

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