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One crazy summer, by Rita Williams-Garcia

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One crazy summer
Title
One crazy summer
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by Rita Williams-Garcia
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eng
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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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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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.
  • Parents' Choice Award for Fiction, 2010.
  • 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.
  • Coretta Scott King Award, Author, 2011.
  • Newbery Honor Book, 2011.
  • National Book Award finalist, 2010.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
343581
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DLC
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
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
Target audience
juvenile
Label
One crazy summer, by Rita Williams-Garcia
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Publication
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
218, 13 p.
Isbn
9780060760908
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(pbk.)
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(Sirsi) i9780060760908
Label
One crazy summer, by Rita Williams-Garcia
Publication
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
218, 13 p.
Isbn
9780060760908
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780060760908

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