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One crazy summer

Author: Rita Williams-Garcia
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, [2010] ©2010
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Electronic books
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Williams-Garcia, Rita.
One crazy summer.
(DLC) 2009009293
(OCoLC)732328695
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rita Williams-Garcia
ISBN: 9780061966675 0061966673
OCLC Number: 911033563
Awards: Short-listed for California Young Reader Medal (Middle School) 2014
Short-listed for Massachusetts Children's Book Award 2012
Short-listed for Maud Hart Lovelace Book Award (Grades 6-8) 2014
Commended for Capitol Choices: Noteworthy Books for Children and Teens (Ten to Fourteen) 2011
Short-listed for Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children's Book Award 2012
Short-listed for Charlie May Simon Children's Book Award 2012
Description: 1 online resource (224 pages)
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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