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One crazy summer

Author: Rita Williams-Garcia
Publisher: New York : Amistad, ©2010.
Series: Gaither Sisters, 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : 1st editionView 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: Children's stories
Newbery Medal: Honor book
Coretta Scott King Award (Author): Winner
Novels
Historical fiction
Fiction
History
Juvenile works
Dust jackets (Bindings)
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Williams-Garcia, Rita.
One crazy summer.
New York : Amistad, ©2010
(OCoLC)1195553178
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rita Williams-Garcia
ISBN: 0060760885 9780060760885 0060760893 9780060760892 0606235558 9780606235556 0060760907 9780060760908 0329859366 9780329859367
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 for Historical Fiction, 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 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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"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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