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Author: Rita Williams-Garcia
Publisher: New York : Amistad, ©2010.
Series: Gaither Sisters, 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In the summer of 1968, after traveling 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.
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Genre/Form: Newbery Medal: Honor book
Coretta Scott King Award (Author): Winner
Fiction
History
Juvenile works
Historical fiction
Dust jackets (Bindings)
Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction, 2011
Novels
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rita Williams-Garcia
ISBN: 9780060760885 0060760885 9780060760892 0060760893 9780606235556 0606235558 9780060760908 0060760907 9780329859367 0329859366
OCLC Number: 319320797
Notes: Sequel: P.S. Be eleven.
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection
Coretta Scott King Award, Author, 2011.
Newbery Honor Book, 2011.
National Book Award Finalist for Young People's Literature, 2010.
Scott O'Dell Award, 2011.
Target Audience: Ages 9-12.; 750L
Description: 218 pages ; 22 cm
Series Title: Gaither Sisters, 1.
Responsibility: by Rita Williams-Garcia.
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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.  Read more...

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"Delphine is the pitch-perfect older sister, wise beyond her years, an expert at handling her siblings...while the girls are caught up in the difficulties of adults, their resilience is celebrated Read more...

 
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