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Williams-Garcia, Rita

Overview
Works: 27 works in 139 publications in 4 languages and 18,710 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Young adult works  Children's audiobooks  Historical fiction  Biography  Braille books 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.W6713, [FIC]
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Rita Williams-Garcia
One crazy summer by Rita Williams-Garcia( Book )

20 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 4,706 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 2,126 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 )

5 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 1,681 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 )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 1,634 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In Queens, New York, ten-year-old Akilah is determined to find out why her closest friend, Victoria, is silent and withdrawn after returning from a trip to her homeland, Nigeria
Jumped by Rita Williams-Garcia( Book )

12 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,375 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 2000 and 2009 in English and Dutch and held by 1,223 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 birds and his grief over his mother's death
Fast talk on a slow track by Rita Williams-Garcia( Book )

8 editions published between 1991 and 1998 in English and held by 906 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
One crazy summer by Rita Williams-Garcia( Recording )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 896 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
Gone crazy in Alabama by Rita Williams-Garcia( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 689 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" --
Blue tights by Rita Williams-Garcia( Book )

5 editions published between 1987 and 1996 in English and held by 667 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( )

11 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 601 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 491 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 )

10 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 344 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 )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 181 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
Terrifying tales( Book )

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

Be afraid, be very afraid of Terrifying Tales, the sixth volume in the Guys Read Library of Great Reading.Eleven masters of suspense⁰́₄Kelly Barnhill, Michael Buckley, Adam Gidwitz, Adele Griffin and Lisa Brown, Claire Legrand, Nikki Loftin, Daniel Jos©♭ Older, Dav Pilkey, R.L. Stine, and Rita Williams-Garcia⁰́₄have come together to bring you a bone-chilling collection of original ghost stories with illustrations by Gris Grimly, perfect for sharing around the campfire, reading under the covers with a flashlight, and scaring your friends' pants off.Compiled and edited by kid-lit madman Jon Scieszka, Guys Read: Terrifying Tales is a creepy-fun read (if you're brave enough, that is)
Drømmedans by Rita Williams-Garcia( Book )

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

One crazy summer by Rita Williams-Garcia( )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 3 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
Diamond land by Rita Williams-Garcia( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 3 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
Drømmedans by Rita Williams-Garcia( Recording )

1 edition published in 1990 in Danish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kureiji sama by Rita Williams-Garcia( Book )

2 editions published in 2013 in Japanese and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Garcia, Rita W.- 1957-

Garcia, Rita Williams-

Garcia, Rita Williams- 1957-

Rita Williams-Garcia American children's writer

Williams-Garcia, Ria

ウィリアムズ=ガルシア, リタ

Languages
English (132)

Danish (3)

Japanese (2)

Dutch (1)

Covers
Like sisters on the homefrontNo laughter hereJumpedEvery time a rainbow diesFast talk on a slow trackBlue tightsCatching the wild waiyuuzee