Bacon on the Bookshelf

Savory picks for the free range reader

April 28, 2015
by jenniferpuryear

Guest Post: Lawrence Blank-Cook on Brown Girl Dreaming

Book Title: Brown Girl Dreaming

Author Jacqueline Woodson won the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature in 2014 for Brown Girl Dreaming, a memoir in verse about growing up African American in the 1960s and 70s in South Carolina and New York.  If you have a kid in school right now, you’ve probably heard about Brown Girl Dreaming or had a book by Woodson come home at some point along the …

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