Full Cicada Moon

23617200Mimi Oliver struggles with the question that so many other kids do: Who am I? This book, written in verse by Marilyn Hilton, describes the struggles of a mixed-race girl when the Civil Rights movement has already overturned the country.

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Brown Girl Dreaming

brown_girl_dreaming_28201429Brown Girl Dreaming, a autobiographical poetry anthology written by Jacqueline Woodson, is a touching story filled with simple eloquence. With verses ranging from deep thoughts to the simplest haikus on how to listen, the thoughts of a girl yearning for her dreams will draw you in.

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