Gwendolyn Brooks

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1. What state was Brooks born in?

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2. What is Brooks's country of birth?

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3. Please select the flag for Brooks's country of birth?

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4. Brooks is best known for being a(n) ____________?

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5. What year were they born?

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6. Brooks is famous for being a poet, author, and ____________.

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7. Brooks’s work is all about the everyday life of ______ people in cities in America.

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8. Brooks finished at Wilson Junior College in ___________ in 1936.

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9. The Chicago Defender, where Brooks published lots of her early work, was a _________mostly for the African American community in Chicago.

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10. Another set of poems Brooks published was called _______ Allen (1949). For this, she won the Pulitzer Prize.

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Gwendolyn Brooks

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