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Woodson, Jacqueline

Summary: For August, running into a long-ago friend sets in motion resonant memories and transports her to a time and a place she thought she had mislaid: 1970s Brooklyn, where friendship was everything. August, Sylvia, Angela, and Gigi shared confidences as they ambled their neighborhood streets, a place where the girls believed that they were amazingly beautiful, brilliantly talented, with a future...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amistad, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2016

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Woodson, Jacqueline

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Summary: Two families from different social classes are joined together by an unexpected pregnancy and the child that it produces. Moving forward and backward in time, with the power of poetry and the emotional richness of a narrative ten times its length, Jacqueline Woodson's extraordinary novel uncovers the role that history and community have played in the experiences, decisions, and relationships of...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Woodson, Jacqueline.

Summary: When Mama's pregnancy draws attention away from Gia, she worries that the special bond they share will disappear forever once the baby is born.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE WOO

Woodson, Jacqueline.

Summary: When a new, white student nicknamed "The Jesus Boy" joins her sixth grade class in the winter of 1971, Frannie's growing friendship with him makes her start to see some things in a new light.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2007

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Woodson, Jacqueline

Summary: "In vivid free verse, award-winning author Jacqueline Woodson shares what it was like to grow up in the 1960s and 1970s in both the North and the South."--Container.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Woodson, Jacqueline.

Summary: Two girls, one white and one black, gradually get to know each other as they sit on the fence that divides their town.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Putnam's 2001

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2 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE WOO

Woodson, Jacqueline.

Summary: The making of "Show ways," or quilts which once served as secret maps for freedom-seeking slaves, is a tradition passed from mother to daughter in the author's family.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2005

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FICTION Woodson

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Woodson, Jacqueline

Summary: Other students laugh when Rigoberto, an immigrant from Venezuela, introduces himself but later, he meets Angelina and discovers that he is not the only one who feels like an outsider.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nancy Paulsen Books 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E WOO

Woodson, Jacqueline

Summary: "When six students are chosen to participate in a weekly talk with no adults allowed, they discover that when they're together, it's safe to share the hopes and fears they have to hide from the rest of the world"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nancy Paulsen Books 2018

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Woodson, Jacqueline

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Summary: Two families from different social classes are joined together by an unexpected pregnancy and the child that it produces.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Woodson, Jacqueline.

Summary: "Jacqueline Woodson, one of today's finest writers, tells the moving story of her childhood in mesmerizing verse. Raised in South Carolina and New York, Woodson always felt halfway home in each place. In vivid poems, she shares what it was like to grow up as an African American in the 1960s and 1970s, living with the remnants of Jim Crow and her growing awareness of the Civil Rights movement....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nancy Paulsen Books, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) 2014

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Woodson, Jacqueline.

Summary: When Ms. Albert teaches a lesson on kindness, Chloe realizes that she and her friends have been wrong in making fun of new student Maya's shabby clothes and refusing to play with her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nancy Paulsen Books 2012

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE WOO

Woodson, Jacqueline.

Summary: A rope passed down through the generations frames an African American family's story as they journey north during the time of the Great Migration.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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Woodson, Jacqueline.

Summary: A young girl and her grandmother visit the girl's father in prison.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2002

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Woodson, Jacqueline.

Summary: A young girl describes her various relatives and the foods they bring to the annual family picnic.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion Books for Children 1997

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC WOOD

Summary: Whether it is basketball dreams, family fiascos, first crushes, or new neighborhoods, this bold anthology--written by the best children authors--celebrates the uniqueness and universality in all of us.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD FLY

Summary: Clover always wondered why there was a fence that separated the black side of town from the white side. When a young white girl, from the other side, starts to sit on the fence, her curiousity, and a friendship, develops.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Weston Woods Studios 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: J REF DVD OTH

Summary: From basketball dreams and family fiascos to first crushes and new neighborhoods, this anthology, written by award-winning children's authors, celebrates the uniqueness and universality in all of us.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2017

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC FLY

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Summary: In How I Resist, readers will find hope and support through voices that are at turns personal, funny, irreverent, and instructive. Not just for a young adult audience, this incredibly impactful collection will appeal to readers of all ages who are feeling adrift and looking for guidance.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wednesday Books 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 320 HOW