Jacqueline Woodson's Reading List

by Jacqueline Woodson

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National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature Jacqueline Woodson is the  award-winning author of 30 books, including the beloved Brown Girl Dreaming. Her new novel, Harbor Me, is now available on Subway Reads!

My Reading List


1. The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander

"An insightful and brilliant meditation on mass incarceration as this country's new Jim Crow."

2. Ghost by Jason Reynolds

"A track team in Brooklyn becomes salvation for a whole crew of young people. Love this book so much."

3. The Leavers by Lisa Ko

"Ko weaves a stunning, sometimes funny, sometimes heartbreaking, always beautiful narrative of what it means to be an immigrant in today’s America."

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