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Brown girl dreaming

Jacqueline Woodson (author), Tirsa With (translator)
Target audience:
12-14 years and up
Jaren 60 en 70. Jacqueline (ik-persoon) vertelt in korte zinnen hoe het was om op te groeien in Amerika als meisje met een donkere huid. Tussen de overblijfselen van slavernij en de start van de Civil Rights Movement. En hoe haar liefde voor verhalen en schrijven haar hierbij hielp. Gebaseerd op waargebeurd verhaal.
Brown girl dreaming
Jacqueline Woodson
Tirsa With
Original language
Original title
Brown girl dreaming
Brussel: Luisterpunt, 2021
8 banden
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Gemaakt in Vlaanderen

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About Jacqueline Woodson

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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. She was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2020.

Early years

Jacqueline Woodson was born in Columbus, Ohio, and lived in Nelsonville, Ohio, before her family moved south. During her early years she lived in Greenville, South Carolina, before moving to Brooklyn at about the age of seven. She also states where she lives in her autobiography, Brown Girl Dreaming.

Writing career

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