Brown Girl Dreaming, Jacqueline Woodson

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  • Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson is written like a poem, in free verse.
  • Brown Girl Dreaming is a memoir of Jacqueline Woodson growing up in the 1960's-1970's in the North and South of the United States.
Words to Know:
Civil Rights Movement

Brown Vs. Board of Education:
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Questions to Think About:
What would it be like to go to school in 1963?
What does it mean for Jacqueline to be born in Ohio but the stories of South Carolina run through her veins like rivers?
What is different about growing up in Ohio and South Carolina during the 1960's?
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People to Know: Allusions
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
Malcolm X
Rosa Parks
Freedom Singers
James Baldwin
Ruby Bridges
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