This is my review of the book Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson.
This is a beautifully written book about the life of a young African-American girl, Jacqueline Woodson, growing up in South Carolina and New York City in the 1960’s and 70’s. In vivid and eye opening poetry, Jacqueline Woodson gives a glimpse into her life growing in a country torn by prejudice and racism.
The young Jacqueline is torn between two homes and two lives- her life in Greenville, South Carolina and her life in New York City. I don’t want to say any more except that this book is worth reading over and over. Each time you read this you will find something new to think about.