Another Brooklyn

Jacqueline Woodson, 2016

This book follows August as she remembers her tween and teen years in Brooklyn during the 1970's with her close friends, Sylvia, Angela and Gigi. August and her friends' support each other and their dreams. Out in the world, they confront drugs, sexual predators, poverty, racism, prejudice and violence. This is a story of female friendship that evolves and changes, bringing both joy and pain as the four girls transition into adulthood. Another Brooklyn reminds us that childhood and adolescent years affect the rest of our lives. Don't miss this read.

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