Another Brooklyn : a novel
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New York, NY : Amistad, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2016].
Format:
Book
Edition:
First edition.
Physical Desc:
175 pages ; 22 cm.
Reading Level:
IL: UG - BL: 5.4 - AR Pts: 3
Status:
Cameron College Prep - Teen Fiction
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Cane Ridge High - Teen Fiction
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Description

New Yorks Times Bestseller

The acclaimed New York Times bestselling and National Book Award--winning author of Brown Girl Dreaming delivers her first adult novel in twenty years.

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. A world where madness was just a sunset away and fathers found hope in religion.

Like Louise Meriwether's Daddy Was a Number Runner and Dorothy Allison's Bastard Out of Carolina, Jacqueline Woodson's Another Brooklyn heartbreakingly illuminates the formative time when childhood gives way to adulthood--the promise and peril of growing up--and exquisitely renders a powerful, indelible, and fleeting friendship that united four young lives.

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Language:
English
ISBN:
9780062359988, 0062359983
Reading Level:
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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 that belonged to them. But beneath the hopeful promise there was another Brooklyn, a dangerous place where grown men reached for innocent girls in dark hallways, where mothers disappeared, where fathers found religion, and where madness was a mere sunset away. Woodson heartbreakingly illuminates the formative period when a child meets adulthood -- when precious innocence meets the all-too-real perils of growing up. --,from book jacket.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Woodson, J. (2016). Another Brooklyn: a novel. First edition. New York, NY: Amistad, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Woodson, Jacqueline. 2016. Another Brooklyn: A Novel. New York, NY: Amistad, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Woodson, Jacqueline, Another Brooklyn: A Novel. New York, NY: Amistad, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, 2016.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Woodson, Jacqueline. Another Brooklyn: A Novel. First edition. New York, NY: Amistad, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, 2016. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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