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Brown girl dreaming /

Jacqueline Woodson.

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Author, Narrator: Woodson, Jacqueline
Published: [New York] : Penguin Audio, 2014.
Edition: Unabridged.
Series: Listen Alaska.
Topics: Authors, American - 20th century - Biography - Poetry. | African American women authors - Biography - Poetry. | Woodson, Jacqueline - Poetry.
Genres: Audiobooks. | Downloadable audio books. | Audiobooks. | Poetry.
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Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 sound file (03 hr., 56 min., 08 sec.)) : digital
ISBN: 9780698182943 electronic audio bk.
0698182944 electronic audio bk.
Summary: Jacqueline Woodson, one of today's finest writers, 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.
Performer: Read by the author.
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More Details for: Brown girl dreaming