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One crazy summer [GRPL Kids Book Club] / by Rita Williams-Garcia.

One crazy summer [GRPL Kids Book Club]

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  • ISBN: 9780060760908 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0060760907 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 218, 13 p. ; 20 cm.
  • Edition: 1st pbk. ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Amistad, 2012, c2010.

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General Note: If you would like to request available book club copies, please call 988-5400.
Includes "Extras": an excerpt from the author's acceptance speech for the Coretta Scott King award, a deleted chapter from the novel, and suggested activities.
Summary, etc.: 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.
Target Audience Note: 750 Lexile
Ages 9-12.
Awards Note: 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.
Subject: Sisters > Juvenile fiction.
Mothers > Juvenile fiction.
Poets > Juvenile fiction.
African Americans > Juvenile fiction.
Black Panther Party > Juvenile fiction.
Civil rights movements > Juvenile fiction.
Oakland (Calif.) > History > 20th century > Juvenile fiction.

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