An Un-Calibrated Centrifuge

My dad once said to me, "You give a lot of books three stars." I do.

Brown Girl Dreaming

Brown Girl Dreaming - Jacqueline Woodson

I started this last year then for several reasons I didn't finish it. But I got through it this time and it was so good. Seriously. I loved seeing little bits of Woodson's life that made it into her other books (and now I want to go reread all of them*). I also loved the honesty and was really interested to learn that Woodson wasn't a reader as a kid. I think I (and a lot of people probably) have this idea that writers started out as readers.

 

*I thought I had read a lot of Woodson's books but she's written 30+ and I've read maybe 7 of them...