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Williams-Garcia, Rita

Overview
Works: 30 works in 152 publications in 4 languages and 20,010 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Young adult works  Children's audiobooks  Historical fiction  Horror fiction  Ghost stories  Picture books  Biography 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.W6713,
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Rita Williams-Garcia
One crazy summer by Rita Williams-Garcia( Book )

22 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and Japanese and held by 4,768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the summer of 1968, after travelling from Brooklyn to Oakland, California, to spend a month with the mother they barely know, eleven-year-old Delphine and her two younger sisters arrive to a cold welcome as they discover that their mother, a dedicated poet and printer, is resentful of the intrusion of their visit and wants them to attend a nearby Black Panther summer camp
P.S. Be eleven by Rita Williams-Garcia( Book )

11 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 2,244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Gaither sisters are back in Brooklyn, where changes large and small come to their household as they grow up during the turbulent 1960s
Like sisters on the homefront by Rita Williams-Garcia( Book )

6 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 1,661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Troubled 14-yr. old Gail is sent down South to live with her uncle & aunt, where her life begins to change as she experiences the healing power of family
No laughter here by Rita Williams-Garcia( Book )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 1,602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Queens, New York, ten-year-old Akilah is determined to find out why her closest friend, Victoria, is silent and withdrawn after returning from a trip to her homeland, Nigeria
Gone crazy in Alabama by Rita Williams-Garcia( Book )

6 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Delphine, Vonetta, and Fern are off to Alabama to visit their grandmother, Big Ma, and her mother, Ma Charles. Across the way lives Ma Charles's half sister, Miss Trotter. The two half sisters haven't spoken in years. As Delphine hears about her family history, she uncovers the surprising truth that's been keeping the sisters apart. But when tragedy strikes, Delphine discovers that the bonds of family run deeper than she ever knew possible"--
Jumped by Rita Williams-Garcia( Book )

10 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lives of Leticia, Dominique, and Trina are irrevocably intertwined through the course of one day in an urban high school after Leticia overhears Dominique's plans to beat up Trina and must decide whether or not to get involved
Every time a rainbow dies by Rita Williams-Garcia( Book )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and Dutch and held by 1,194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After seeing a girl raped and becoming obsessed with her, sixteen-year-old Thulani finds motivation to move beyond his interest in his pigeons and his grief over his mother's death
One crazy summer by Rita Williams-Garcia( Recording )

10 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 890 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the summer of 1968, after travelling from Brooklyn to Oakland, California, to spend a month with the mother they barely know, eleven-year-old Delphine and her two younger sisters arrive to a cold welcome as they discover that their mother, a dedicated poet and printer, is resentful of the intrusion of their visit and wants them to attend a nearby Black Panther summer camp
Fast talk on a slow track by Rita Williams-Garcia( Book )

8 editions published between 1991 and 1998 in English and held by 885 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Black honors student Denzel Watson spends his last summer before college selling candy door-to-door in New York, competing on many levels with the charismatic Mello, and discovering how to motivate and apply himself
Blue tights by Rita Williams-Garcia( Book )

5 editions published between 1987 and 1996 in English and held by 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Growing up in a city neighborhood, fifteen-year-old Joyce, unsure of herself and not quite comfortable with her maturing body, tries to find a place to belong and a way to express herself through dance
Jumped by Rita Williams-Garcia( )

12 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lives of Leticia, Dominique, and Trina are irrevocably intertwined through the course of one day in an urban high school after Leticia overhears Dominique's plans to beat up Trina and must decide whether or not to get involved
Catching the wild waiyuuzee by Rita Williams-Garcia( Book )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As she tries to escape her mother's efforts to "plait-a-plait" and "string-a-bead" her hair, a young girl imagines herself escaping into a jungle
P.S., Be eleven by Rita Williams-Garcia( Recording )

12 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Gaither sisters are back in Brooklyn, where changes large and small come to their household as they grow up during the turbulent 1960s
Gone crazy in Alabama by Rita Williams-Garcia( Recording )

5 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Delphine, Vonetta, and Fern are off to Alabama to visit their grandmother Big Ma and her mother Ma Charles. Across the way lives Miss Trotter, Ma Charles' half sister. The two half sisters haven't spoken in years. As Delphine hears about her family history, she uncovers the surprising truth that's been keeping the sisters apart. But when tragedy strikes, Delphine discovers that the bonds of family run deeper than she ever knew possible
Guys read( Recording )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A latest collection of horror stories features such supernatural elements as mysteriously appearing tattoos and ghostly encounters in dark hallways, and includes contributions by Kelly Barnhill, Michael Buckley, Adam Gidwitz, Adele Griffin and Lisa Brown, Claire Legrand, Nikki Loftin, Daniel José Older, Dav Pilkey, R.L. Stine, and Rita Williams-Garcia
Bottle cap boys : dancing on Royal Street by Rita Williams-Garcia( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two brothers, Randy and Rudy, tap dance on a New Orleans street
Gone crazy in Alabama by Rita Williams-Garcia( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Delphine, Vonetta, and Fern are off to Alabama to visit their grandmother, Big Ma, and her mother, Ma Charles. Across the way lives Ma Charles's half sister, Miss Trotter. The two half sisters haven't spoken in years. As Delphine hears about her family history, she uncovers the surprising truth that's been keeping the sisters apart. But when tragedy strikes, Delphine discovers that the bonds of family run deeper than she ever knew possible" --
Drømmedans by Rita Williams-Garcia( Book )

2 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in Danish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Diamond land by Rita Williams-Garcia( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ayize goes to work in the diamond mines of South Africa and learns that it is dangerous, especially for black workers
Rita Williams-Garcia by Mélina Mangal( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Discusses the life and career of Rita Williams-Garcia, award-winning African-American author of books for children and young adults
 
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One crazy summer
Alternative Names
Garcia, Rita W.- 1957-

Garcia, Rita Williams-

Garcia, Rita Williams- 1957-

Rita Williams-Garcia American children's writer

Rita Williams-Garcia Amerikaans schrijfster

Williams-Garcia, Ria

윌리엄스-가르시아, 리타 1957-

ウィリアムズ=ガルシア, リタ

Languages
English (142)

Danish (2)

Japanese (2)

Dutch (1)

Covers
Like sisters on the homefrontNo laughter hereJumpedEvery time a rainbow diesFast talk on a slow trackBlue tightsCatching the wild waiyuuzeeRita Williams-Garcia