Another Brooklyn by Jacqueline Woodson, A Reader’s Advisory

This week’s New Title Tuesday recommendation, Another Brooklyn, comes from a familiar author, Jacqueline Woodson.  She is a highly lauded writer of books targeted for children, middle schoolers, and young adults.  But Another Brooklyn is a mature story of grief, dreaming, growing, and the dangers young people face on the way to adulthood. Publisher’s Summary: … Continue reading Another Brooklyn by Jacqueline Woodson, A Reader’s Advisory

New Title Tuesday: 2016 National Book Award Finalists

The New Title Tuesday recommendation this week features the five finalists for The National Book Award announced a few days ago. Here’s the shortlist, with excerpts of their Booklist reviews and links to our library catalog. Another Brooklyn, by Jacqueline Woodson Best-selling and acclaimed children’s author Woodson presents an evocative adult novel. August, her memories stirred by … Continue reading New Title Tuesday: 2016 National Book Award Finalists