The Resource Another Brooklyn, Jacqueline Woodson

Another Brooklyn, Jacqueline Woodson

Label
Another Brooklyn
Title
Another Brooklyn
Statement of responsibility
Jacqueline Woodson
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Running into a long-ago friend sets memory from the 1970s in motion for August, transporting her to a time and a place where friendship was everything--until it wasn't. For August and her girls, sharing confidences as they ambled through neighborhood streets, Brooklyn was a place where they believed that they were beautiful, talented, brilliant--a part of a future that belonged to them. But beneath the hopeful veneer, there was another Brooklyn, a dangerous place where grown men reached for innocent girls in dark hallways, where ghosts haunted the night, where mothers disappeared, and where madness was a mere sunset away."--p. 4 cover
Member of
Summary
August is 35 the year she returns to Brooklyn to bury her father, and a chance encounter with a friend in her old neighborhood prompts a flood of memories from her youth. Having moved to Brooklyn at eight, August's coming of age was marked by a search for belonging, close friendships, freedom, and the little-understood absence of her mother. Her memories explore what it was like to be an African-American girl (and teen) in the 1970s, what possibilities existed -- and what challenges. This tale of friendship, love, and loss cuts back and forth through time. -- Description by Shauna Griffin
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Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • BCALA Literary Award for Fiction, 2017.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice: Adult Books for Young Adults, 2016.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2016
  • School Library Journal Best Books: Best Adult Books 4 Teens, 2016
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10494582
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Woodson, Jacqueline
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print African-American
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American women
  • Female friendship
  • Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Another Brooklyn, Jacqueline Woodson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
243 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410494603
Isbn Type
(large print : hardcover)
Lccn
2016036707
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)956502076
Label
Another Brooklyn, Jacqueline Woodson
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
243 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410494603
Isbn Type
(large print : hardcover)
Lccn
2016036707
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)956502076

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