Reading Essay

March 16th

Quick Info about "Brown Girl Dreaming"

Brown Girl Dreaming was written by Jacqueline Woodson. It was published on August 28, 2014. It was awarded John Newbery Medal, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work - Youth/teens.

Summary of the book

This girl was raised in South Carolina and New York. She always felt halfway home in both homes. In poems, she shares what it was like to grow up as an African American in the 1960s and 1970s. She speaks about her life as a little girl and the difficulties she had to face.