The Resource One crazy summer, by Rita Williams-Garcia

One crazy summer, by Rita Williams-Garcia

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One crazy summer
Title
One crazy summer
Statement of responsibility
by Rita Williams-Garcia
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Language
eng
Summary
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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Summary
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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Storyline
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Character
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2011
  • Amelia Bloomer List, 2011
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2010
  • Coretta Scott King Award, Author Category, 2011.
  • School Library Journal Best Books: 2010
  • Scott O'Dell Historical Fiction Award, 2011.
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 2010.
Awards note
A Junior Library Guild selection
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
343581
Cataloging source
DLC
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Williams-Garcia, Rita
Index
no index present
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750
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 7
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True
Series statement
Gaither sisters
Series volume
0001
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Black Panther Party
  • Sisters
  • Mothers
  • Poets
  • African Americans
  • Civil rights movements
  • Oakland (Calif.)
Target audience
juvenile
Label
One crazy summer, by Rita Williams-Garcia
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
218 p.
Isbn
9780060760892
Lccn
2009009293
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o319320797
  • (OCoLC)319320797
Label
One crazy summer, by Rita Williams-Garcia
Publication
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
218 p.
Isbn
9780060760892
Lccn
2009009293
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o319320797
  • (OCoLC)319320797

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