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One crazy summer

Author: Rita Williams-Garcia
Publisher: New York, NY : Amistad, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2012. ©2010
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : First paperback 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
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rita Williams-Garcia
ISBN: 9780060760908 0060760907 9781451742664 1451742665 9780060760885 0060760885
OCLC Number: 769230502
Notes: Includes "Extras": an excerpt from the author's acceptance speech for the Coretta Scott King award, a deleted chapter from the novel, and extras and activities.
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection
Coretta Scott King Award, Author, 2011.
Newbery Honor Book, 2011.
National Book Award finalist, 2010
Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction.
Target Audience: 750; Ages 9-12.
Description: 218, 13 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: by Rita Williams-Garcia.

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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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"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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