Nonfiction and Biography

Brown Girl Dreaming

Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson book cover.
Author: 
Jacqueline Woodson

This is an autobiography in free verse by award winning author, Jacqueline Woodson. She describes her life growing up in the outdoor sunshine of South Carolina and the hot and humid sidewalks of Brooklyn, New York. You'll read her vivid memories of friends and family as she finds her way as a writer. Jacqueline Woodson has won three Newbery Honor awards for After Tupac and D Foster, Feathers, and Show Way.

Call Number: 
J B WOODSON

Bootleg: Murder, Moonshine, and the Lawless Years of Prohibition

Bootleg: Murder, Moonshine, and the Lawless Years of Prohibition by Karen Blumental book cover.
Author: 
Karen Blumenthal

This narrative nonfiction will take you back in time to the years of Prohibition. Learn about its rise and fall by immersing yourself in these incredible stories, photographs, and information. Recommended for grades 7 and up.

Call Number: 
Y 363.41 BLUM

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