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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Listening Library
Publication date March 3, 2015
Binding CD/Spoken Word
Edition Unabridged
Book category Juvenile Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781101926413
ISBN-10 1101926414
Dimensions 0.50 by 5 by 5 in.
Weight 0.50 lbs.
Original list price $30.00
Other format details audio
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: 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. Touching and powerful, each poem is both accessible and emotionally charged, each line a glimpse into a child’s soul as she searches for her place in the world. Woodson’s eloquent poetry also reflects the joy of finding her voice through writing stories, despite the fact that she struggled with reading as a child. Her love of stories inspired her and stayed with her, creating the first sparks of the gifted writer she was to become.
 
Praise for Jacqueline Woodson:
Ms. Woodson writes with a sure understanding of the thoughts of young people, offering a poetic, eloquent narrative that is not simply a story . . . but a mature exploration of grown-up issues and self-discovery.”—The New York Times Book Review

Editions
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780324043570 Book cover for 9780399252518
 
from Nancy Paulsen Books (August 28, 2014)
9780399252518 | details & prices | 336 pages | 6.00 × 8.50 × 1.25 in. | Rec. grade levels 4-6 | 1.05 lbs | List price $16.99
About: Jacqueline Woodson is the 2018-2019 National Ambassador for Young People’s LiteratureA New York Times Bestseller and National Book Award Winner Jacqueline Woodson, the acclaimed author of Another Brooklyn, tells the moving story of her childhood in mesmerizing verse.
With David P. Twomey | from South-Western Pub (July 1, 2000); titled "Labor and Employment Law: Text and Cases"
9780324043570 | details & prices | 777 pages | 7.50 × 9.25 × 1.25 in. | 3.00 lbs | List price $206.95
This edition also contains Labor and Employment Law: Text and Cases
About: Written by a nationally renowned White House labor mediator, this edition continues its comprehensive treatment of labor and employment law.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780147515827
 
from Puffin (October 11, 2016)
9780147515827 | details & prices | 368 pages | List price $10.99
About: Jacqueline Woodson's National Book Award and Newbery Honor winner, now available in paperback with 7 all-new poems.
CD/Spoken Word
Book cover for 9781101926413 Book cover for 9781611763492
 
The price comparison is for this edition
Unabridged edition from Listening Library (March 3, 2015)
9781101926413 | details & prices | 5.00 × 5.00 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels 4-6 | 0.50 lbs | List price $30.00
About: Jacqueline Woodson, one of today's finest writers, tells the moving story of her childhood in mesmerizing verse.
Unabridged edition from Penguin USA (August 28, 2014)
9781611763492 | details & prices | List price $28.00
About: Jacqueline Woodson, one of today's finest writers, tells the moving story of her childhood in mesmerizing verse.

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