Brown Girl Dreaming

"I am born on a Tuesday at University Hospital Columbus, Ohio, USA—   between Black and White."   Thus begins Brown Girl Dreaming, Jacqueline Woodson's memoir in verse about growing up in the U.S. in the 60s and 70s. In chapter two, a three-page chapter titled "second daughter's second day on earth,"  she distills the … Continue reading Brown Girl Dreaming