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The Resource One crazy summer, by Rita Williams-Garcia

One crazy summer, by Rita Williams-Garcia

Label
One crazy summer
Title
One crazy summer
Statement of responsibility
by Rita Williams-Garcia
Creator
Subject
Genre
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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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.
Awards note
A Junior Library Guild selection
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
343581
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Williams-Garcia, Rita
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • 750L
  • Grades 4-7
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
MG
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 7
Reading level
4.6
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Gaither sisters
Series volume
0001
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Black Panther Party
  • Black Panther Party
  • Sisters
  • Mothers
  • Poets
  • African Americans
  • Civil rights movements
  • Sisters
  • Mothers
  • Poets
  • African Americans
  • Civil rights movements
  • Oakland (Calif.)
  • Oakland (Calif.)
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
One crazy summer, by Rita Williams-Garcia
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
761889
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
218 pages
Isbn
9780060760885
Lccn
2009009293
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780060760885
  • (OCoLC)319320797
Label
One crazy summer, by Rita Williams-Garcia
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
761889
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
218 pages
Isbn
9780060760885
Lccn
2009009293
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780060760885
  • (OCoLC)319320797

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