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Dec 02, 2020pacl_teens rated this title 5 out of 5 stars
Brown Girl Dreaming is a memoir written in poetry from the perspective of a young black girl who moves from South Carolina to New York during the Civil Rights Movement. I enjoyed this book because it explored complex topics such as race, family and religion in a digestible way and enticing format. I would recommend this book to anyone who is interested in books that use poetry to tell stories in a different way or is interested in a different perspective of the Civil Rights Movement. I have read many poetry books, and this one does a very good job of using poetry to deepen the story. The way the poems are written is so raw and emotional, it will make you think about your family and your childhood memories. - Nadia, Grade 9