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One crazy summer

Title
One crazy summer / by Rita Williams-Garcia.
Author
Williams-Garcia, Rita.
Publication
New York, NY : Amistad, c2010.

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Details

Description
218 p.; 22 cm.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Historical fiction.
  • Novels.
  • Children's stories.
  • Fiction.
  • History.
  • Juvenile works.
Audience (note)
  • Grades 4-7.
Awards (note)
  • 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.
Call Number
Sc D 11-348
ISBN
  • 9780060760892 (reinforced)
  • 0060760893 (reinforced)
  • 9780060760885 (trade bdg.)
  • 0060760885 (trade bdg.)
LCCN
2009009293
OCLC
319320797
Author
Williams-Garcia, Rita.
Title
One crazy summer / by Rita Williams-Garcia.
Imprint
New York, NY : Amistad, c2010.
Edition
1st ed.
Audience
Grades 4-7.
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.
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.
Local Subject
Black author.
Chronological Term
1900-1999
Research Call Number
Sc D 11-348
JFD 11-595
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