Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson

Brown Girl Dreaming

This novel in verse won a Newbery Honor this year. This autobiographical story chronicles Jacqueline’s childhood, first as a very young girl in Ohio, and then her time in the South with her grandparents, and finally her move to New York City with her mother and siblings. Jacqueline talks about discovering her love of stories, her place in her family, and finding out the true meaning of “home.”

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