One crazy summer

One crazy summer

Williams-Garcia, Rita author.


1st pbk. ed.

Publication Information
New York : Amistad, 2012, c2010.

Physical Description
218, 13 p. ; 20 cm.

General Note
Includes "Extras": an excerpt from the author's acceptance speech for the Coretta Scott King award, a deleted chapter from the novel, and extras and activities.

Reading Level
750 L Lexile

Corporate Subject
Black Panther Party -- Fiction.

Subject Term
Sisters -- Fiction.
Mothers -- Fiction.
Poets -- Fiction.
African Americans -- Fiction.
Civil rights movements -- Fiction.

Geographic Term
Oakland (Calif.) -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction.

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.

LibraryMaterial TypeCall NumberItem AvailableCopiesStatus
Hardwood Creek Library (Forest Lake)BookJ FICTION WIL01Checked Out
Stillwater Public LibraryBookJ FICTION WIL11Children's Fiction
Valley Library (Lakeland)BookJ FICTION WIL01Checked Out