CapRadio Reads book review meetings are always terrific conversations. We discuss the author, we discuss the plot and, of course, we discuss the words. Our meeting on February 10 (6:00 p.m.) will be about the writing. Jacqueline Woodson, author of Brown Girl Dreaming, has a way with words. She chooses them so carefully, as if she has promised to use only a small number. They must be perfect, and they must be words that convey feeling, color, size and space all in one.
I am so anxious to hear what struck you about this book and why you were happy to have read it. What makes it a book for Young People, or is it? Will you read more of her work or other writers in her genre?
We'll talk about all this and more next Tuesday night, so make sure you have reserved your place at the table.
Thanks for reading.