Tag Archives: Jacqueline Woodson

ACL Meeting Friday, June 12th, Jacqueline Woodson Named Young People’s Poet Laureate

ACL Meeting Friday, June 12, 2015:  Just a quick reminder for our Bay Area members!  Please join us for our ACL Meeting on Friday, June 12, 2015, from 9am–1pm at the Oakland Main Library.   We will have our usual Book … Continue reading

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ACL Institute “All Due Respect” to be held April 10, 2015

The Association of Children’s Librarians of Northern California Proudly Presents ALL DUE RESPECT. A Dialoge about Diversity, Equity, and Creating Safe Spaces for all Youth April 10, 2015, 8:30am – 4:30pm, at the San Francisco Main Library, 100 Larkin Street, … Continue reading

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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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