One Crazy Summer

One Crazy Summer Author Rita Williams-Garcia
ISBN-10 0060760907
ISBN-13 9780060760908
Year 2011-12-27
Pages 240
Language English
Publisher Amistad
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In this Newbery Honor novel New York Times bestselling author Rita Williams Garcia tells the story of three sisters who travel to Oakland California in 1968 to meet the mother who abandoned them Eleven year old Delphine is like a mother to her two younger sisters Vonetta and Fern She s had to be ever since their mother Cecile left them seven years ago for a radical new life in California But when the sistersarrive from Brooklyn to spend the summer with their mother Cecile is nothing like they imagined While the girls hope to go to Disneyland and meet Tinker Bell their mother sends them to a day camp run by the Black Panthers Unexpectedly Delphine Vonetta and Fern learn much about their family their country and themselves during one truly crazy summer This moving funny novel won the Scott O Dell Award for Historical Fiction and the Coretta Scott King Award and was a National Book Award Finalist Delphine Vonetta and Fern s story continues in P S Be Eleven and Gone Crazy in Alabama Readers who enjoy Christopher Paul Curtis s The Watsons Go to Birmingham and Jacqueline Woodsons Brown Girl Dreaming will find much to love in One Crazy Summer This novel was the first featured title for Marley Ds Reading Party launched after the success of 1000BlackGirlBooks Maria Russo in a New York Times list of great kids books with diverse characters called it witty and original

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One Crazy Summer

One Crazy Summer Author Rita Williams-Garcia
ISBN-10 9780061966675
Release 2010-01-26
Pages 240

One Crazy Summer

One Crazy Summer Author Rita Williams-Garcia
ISBN-10 1613833857
Release 2012-05-02
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One Crazy Summer

One Crazy Summer Author Rita Williams-Garcia
ISBN-10 9780060760885
Release 2010-01-26
Pages 224

P S Be Eleven

P S  Be Eleven Author Rita Williams-Garcia
ISBN-10 9780062208507
Release 2013-05-21
Pages 304