Brown Girl Dreaming
Terms in this set (61)
When is Jacqueline born?
Feb. 12, 1963 (p. 1-2_)
What six year old Negro girl went to an all-white school?
Ruby Bridges (p. 4)
What is the Buckeye State?
Ohio p. 3
What does Jaqueline's dad want to name her?
Jack p. 6
Where was Jacqueline born?
Ohio p. 8
Who is William J. Woodson?
Jacqueline's grandfather p. 13
Why are Jaqueline's mother and Grace "home" to each other?
They're both from the south p. 25
Where is Jaqueline's mom from?
Greenville, SC p. 30
Why do the children call their grandfather "daddy"?
That what their mom calls him p. 51
Who lives in Nicheltown?
colored folks p. 53
Who lines in Greenville?
white folks p. 55
What is daywork?
housecleaning p. 56
What does their Grandmother do every night?
read the Bible p. 60
What happens when brother says "ain't"?
He gets switched p. 68
What do they get at the candy lady's house?
What does Miss Bell do to help the marchers?
feed them p. 81
What does Saturday night smell like?
biscuits and burning hair
What store is the one that is kind?
the fabric store p. 90
Where does mother want to move?
New York City p. 94
What does the air of childhood smell like?
wet grass and pine p. 96
What happened to the high school?
it burned down p. 111
What church does grandmother have the join?
Jehovah's Witness p. 112
Who do Corander's sister's church think lives in the mushrooms?
the devil p. 114
What happens before hide-and-seek?
Bible study p. 126
In the letter mother writes, who does she say is coming?
a baby p. 133
What is the baby's name?
Roman p. 138
They have 3 _____ on their block in New York that spray water.
Johnny pumps p 147
How does the baby brother look different?
pale skin p. 148
How did Aunt Kaye die?
fell down the stairs p. 150
What is Jaqueline's full name?
Jaqueline Amanda Woodson p. 136
What did Jaqueline's sister say that their school used to be?
a castle p. 158
What does Robert bring Dell as a gift?
silver earrings p. 172
When Jaqueline makes up stories, what does her mother say she is doing?
lying p . 176
Sunday sermons are given by who?
men p. 179
What fruit did God tell Eve not to eat?
apple p. 179
What does roman do to the green pain on the walls?
eat it p. 185
Why is Roman in the hospital?
blood poisoning from eating the paint p. 189
When they visit Greenville, why do they have to stay at Mrs. Hughes Nursery and Day School?
Grandpa is sick and Grandma has to work p. 193
What is Jaqueline' almost happy ending when she returns to New York from Greenville?
Roman in his stroller p. 207
Why does Jaqueline become Jackie?
She can't write a q in cursive p. 218
How does Jaqueline learn to read?
memorizing words p. 222
What book shows Jaqueline that people with brown skin can be in books or tell a story?
Stevie p. 227
What is Hope's hidden talent?
singing p. 232
Why does Jackie's grandmother sit in the back of the bus?
it's easier p. 237
What is Jackie's brilliance?
words p. 248
Why do Jackie and Maria dress alike?
so someone will ask if they are cousins p. 233
What can Jackie's family not say?
curse words p. 258
What is a tag?
Your name in spray paint p. 260
What word is Jackie not allowed to listen to on the radio?
funk p. 262
Where does Uncle Robert go?
jail p. 264
What is Dannemora?
prison p. 267
Why do they take an airplane to Greenville?
their grandfather is dying p. 276
After "Daddy" dies, where does Jackie's Grandmother go?
Brooklyn, NY p. 283
Why did Daddy die?
smoking p. 286
Where did the freed slaves use to live in NY?
Wall Street p. 298
What organization fought to make the world better for black children?
Black Panthers p. 304
Who is Angela Davies?
member of Black Panthers on TV p. 302
How did Leftie lose his arm?
Vietnam war p. 306
When Uncle Robert gets out of jail, what religion is he?
Muslim p. 300
What is a feminist?
equal rights for women p. 311
What does Jackie wish for?
to be a write p. 313