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Award-Winning Children's Books to Give in 2014

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Brown Girl Dreaming

Brown Girl Dreaming


By Jacqueline Woodson
Price: $10.99; Ages: 10 and up

In this unique autobiographical poetry book, Woodson shares true stories of her childhood — growing up as an African American during the Civil Rights movement — in mesmerizing verse. Woodson shares emotionally charged yet accessible snapshots of growing up in both South Carolina and New York, sensing remnants of Jim Crow laws. This book won the 2014 National Book Award for Young People's Literature.

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