(Re)membering and (Re)living: Probing the Collective and Individual Past

Calls for Papers and Proposals The ALAN Review Summer 2015: (Re)membering and (Re)living: Probing the Collective and Individual Past Submissions due November 1, 2014 Stories are dynamic, told and heard, accepted and revered, rejected and rewritten by readers who draw from their experiences and understandings to garner meaning from the words on the page.  In… Read More (Re)membering and (Re)living: Probing the Collective and Individual Past

Book Review: Brown Girl Dreaming

title: Brown Girl Dreaming author: Jacqueline Woodson Date: Nancy Paulsen Books/Penguin; August 2014 Main Character: Jacqueline Woodson MIddle Grade Fiction There are rules to children’s books you know, and Jacqueline Woodson just broke one. Brown Girl Dreaming is the author’s poetic telling of her childhood and retrospective visits to childhood are supposed to be adult… Read More Book Review: Brown Girl Dreaming