Brown Girl Dreaming
Brown Girl Dreaming
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Brown Girl Dreaming

Written by Jacqueline Woodson
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10 - 13
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352
Page count
86
Words per page
990L
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Jan 1, 2014
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In vivid poems that reflect the joy of finding her voice through writing stories, an award-winning author shares what it was like to grow up in the 1960s and 1970s in both the North and the South.

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    Jacqueline Woodson

    Jacqueline Woodson (www.jacquelinewoodson.com) was the 2018-2019 National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, and she received the 2018 Children’s Literature Legacy Award. She is the 2014 National Book Award Winner for her New York Times bestselling memoir BROWN GIRL DREAMING, which was also a recipient of the Coretta Scott King Award, a Newbery Honor Award, the NAACP Image Award and the Sibert Honor Award. Woodson was recently named the Young People’s Poet Laureate by the Poetry Foundation. Her recent adult book, Another Brooklyn, was a National Book Award finalist. Born on February 12th in Columbus, Ohio, Jacqueline Woodson grew up in Greenville, South Carolina, and Brooklyn, New York and graduated from college with a B.A. in English. She is the author of more than two dozen award-winning books for young adults, middle graders and children; among her many accolades, she is a four-time Newbery Honor winner, a four-time National Book Award finalist, and a two-time Coretta Scott King Award winner. Her books include THE OTHER SIDE, EACH KINDNESS, Caldecott Honor Book COMING ON HOME SOON; Newbery Honor winners FEATHERS, SHOW WAY, and AFTER TUPAC AND D FOSTER, and MIRACLE’S BOYS–which received the LA Times Book Prize and the Coretta Scott King Award and was adapted into a miniseries directed by Spike Lee. Jacqueline is also the recipient of the Margaret A. Edwards Award for lifetime achievement for her contributions to young adult literature, the winner of the Jane Addams Children’s Book Award, and was the 2013 United States nominee for the Hans Christian Andersen Award. She lives with her family in Brooklyn, New York.

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Book Details

ISBN
9780399252518
Publication Date
January 1, 2014
Publisher
Nancy Paulsen Books
Page Count
352
Words Per Page
86.13068181818181
Audience
Middle Grade
Reading Age
10 - 13 years
Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
2014021346
Lexile® Level
990L
Est. Fountas & Pinnell Level
~X
ATOS® Book Level
5.3
Accelerated Reader® Points
5
Accelerated Reader Quiz
168140
Accelerated Reader Interest Level
MG

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