Book Review – Brown Girl Dreaming by Jaqueline Woodson


Hello Bookworms, welcome to yet another review!

Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson

Summary: This book tells the story of Jaqueline Woodson’s childhood poetically. It’s a wonderful story, about her growing up, her problems, and her beautiful experience. She tells the story, of her own life from her perspective. It’s about the journey of Jaqueline, and how she sometimes felt like she didn’t fit in the world, but she kept looking and soon found her place.

Recommendation: I would recommend this book to kids who like poetry. The vocabulary is easy enough to understand. But Jaqueline wrote her story poetically, so it can get confusing. This book is very inspiring, and it encourages kids to follow what their heart says and always keep believing your dreams.

About the Author: Jaqueline Woodson is an American writer for children and young adults. She was born February 12 1963. She is well known for “Miracle Boys” which won the Koretta Scott King Award. And ” Brown Girl Dreaming”, has won a John Newberry Award For Young People Literature, and a NAACP Image Award For Outstanding Literary Work. She has written a total of 40  books. She now lives in Brooklyn, New York with her family.

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