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ISBN:
1422351386
Author:
Jacqueline Woodson
Language:
English
Publisher:
Putnam (January 1, 2002)
Pages:
181 pages
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1944 kb
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4.6
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Jacqueline Woodson Jacqueline Woodson is the 2014 National Book Award Winner for her New York Times bestselling memoir Brown Girl Dreaming, which was also . .

In Jacqueline Woodson’s soaring choral poem of a nove. our young friend. avigate the perils of adolescence, mean streets, and haunted memory in 1970s Brooklyn, all while dreaming of escape. Jacqueline Woodson 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.

Through this novel, Ms. Woodson gives us insight into a difficult situation that a family might face: that making a major decision can have significant consequences that affect the whole family. As the family in this book learns, making a decision to do the right thing does not necessarily give a person peace and might end up causing other problems. As a good author of contemporary realistic fiction, Ms. Woodson gives us (the This is one of those books that I am so glad I decided to pick up.

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A story of love-romantic and familial-and alienation, grief and triumph, disaster and surviva. For those still mourning the loss of Toni Morrison, it's essential that you direct your attention to National Book Award winner Jacqueline Woodson. 282.

Jacqueline Woodson (born February 12, 1963) is an American writer of books for children and adolescents. She is best known for Miracle's Boys, and her Newbery Honor-winning titles Brown Girl Dreaming, After Tupac and D Foster, Feathers, and Show Way. After serving as the Young People's Poet Laureate from 2015 to 2017, she was named the National Ambassador for Young People's Literature, by the Library of Congress, for 2018–19

A powerfully moving novel from a three-time Newbery Honor-winning author.

A powerfully moving novel from a three-time Newbery Honor-winning author. Jacqueline Woodson is the 2018-2019 National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature. Evie Thomas is not who she used to be. Once she had a best friend, a happy home and a loving grandmother living nearby. Jacqueline Woodson weaves a fascinating portrait of a thoughtful young girl's coming of age in a world turned upside down. A National Book Award Finalist. Отзывы - Написать отзыв.

Jacqueline Woodson was born in Columbus, Ohio and grew up in Greenville, South . Woodson served as the Poetry Foundation's Young People's Poet Laureate from 2015 to 2017.

Jacqueline Woodson was born in Columbus, Ohio and grew up in Greenville, South Carolina and Brooklyn, New York. Her recent books include the young adult novel Beneath a Meth Moon (2012); and Brown Girl Dreaming (2014), a novel in verse about Woodson’s family and segregation in the South, which won the National Book Award and the Newbery Honor Award. She currently lives in Brooklyn with her family. Poems by Jacqueline Woodson. See All Poems by Jacqueline Woodson.

book's narrator, an African-American girl. narrator's new name in Witness Protection. city in Colorado near the Rocky Mountains; setting of most of the flashbacks in the novel. narrator's older sister, a popular cheerleader. older sister's new name in Witness Protection. older sister's boyfriend, son of a white police officer. 15-year-old African-American honors student shot and killed by two white police officers. Jonathan Green/Evan Thomas. narrator's father, an African-American police officer. government program that helps people who testify about a crime and need new identities for safety.

The acclaimed New York Times bestselling and National Book Award–winning author of Brown Girl Dreaming delivers her first adult novel in twenty years.

ANOTHER BROOKLYN By Jacqueline Woodson 175 p.

ANOTHER BROOKLYN By Jacqueline Woodson 175 pp. s Publishers. Woodson, the recipient of four Newbery Honor awards, has written her first adult novel in 20 years, returning to the Brooklyn setting of Autobiography of a Family Photo (1995) and her recent award-winning memoir, Brown Girl Dreaming. These works form a triptych of bildungsromans taking place in the author’s hometown and tracking her generation’s coming to adulthood. But in Another Brooklyn, the subject isn’t as much girlhood, as the haunting half-life of its memory. August, an Ivy-educated anthropologist, returns home for the funeral of her father.

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After Toswiah Greens father testifies against a fellow police officer in a murder case, the Greens are forced to enter the Witness Protection Program and give up all traces of their past. For Toswiahnow Evie Thomasher new life is completely different. Her defeated father spends his days sitting by the window, all her mothers energy goes to their new church, and her only sister is making secret plans to leave. Evie is left wondering who she is and how she can make her future as bright as her past once was.
  • Goltikree
This novel reminded me of one of the many Grateful Dead songs that helped me through tragedy over the years, Black Peter. "Just want to have a little peace to die and a friend or two I love at hand...See here how everything lead up to this day and it's just like any other day that's ever been." Sometimes a day comes along that changes everything, steals the face right off your head and leaves nothing but your soul.
  • Celak
Great book, interesting ending. Not for young kids because the book is very confusing. I recommend the book for middle schoolers and high schoolers
  • Xor
I bought this book for my daughter after the author visited her school and because it was on the official summer reading list. She really enjoyed the book but it was way too short for her (fifth grade). I wish the good authors like Ms. Woodson would write some meaty books that the kids who love to read can sink their teeth into. It's hard to find books that advance readers who are 10,11,12 can read without the subject matter being to mature.
  • EXIBUZYW
I got to the end of the book for a cliff hanger. Not sure if it was because it was on my kindle, but I wasn't sure if there would be a part two. Is there a sequel? Overall good read. I like the way the author depicts each character along with the sights and sounds.
  • Narder
Purchased for school. Didn't hear any complaints (and believe me I would) so assume they are happy.
  • Blackstalker
I purchased this book for my son for an assignment. It arrived timely. Would not recommend this book if you are not crazy about your child reading a book with profanity. It is a good story. For this to be a children's book it is amazing that this author would choose to incorporate that language in this book just to impact the storyline or to get her point across. Other than that the book is fine. It arrived as promised.
  • Elizabeth
Excellent read!
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