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One crazy summer  Cover Image Book Book

One crazy summer

Summary

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.

Item details

  • ISBN: 0060760893
  • ISBN: 9780060760892
  • ISBN: 0060760885
  • ISBN: 9780060760885
  • Physical Description: 218 pages ; 22 cm
    print
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Amistad, ©2010.
  • Badges:
    • Top Holds Over Last 5 Years: 4 / 5.0
    • Top Circs: 5 / 5.0
    • Most Copies: 5 / 5.0

Contents / Notes

General Note: National Book Award finalist, 2010
Newbery Honor Book, 2011.
Coretta Scott King Award, Author, 2011.
A Junior Library Guild selection
Sequel: P.S. Be eleven.
Target Audience Note:
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
Subject: Black Panther Party Juvenile fiction
Black Panther Party Fiction
Black Panther Party.
Sisters Juvenile fiction
Mothers Juvenile fiction
Poets Juvenile fiction
African Americans Juvenile fiction
Civil rights movements Juvenile fiction
Oakland (Calif.) History 20th century Juvenile fiction
Sisters Fiction
Mothers Fiction
Poets Fiction
African Americans Fiction
Civil rights movements Fiction
Oakland (Calif.) History 20th century Fiction
African Americans
Civil rights movements
Mothers
Poets
Sisters
California Oakland
Genre: Dust jackets (Bindings) -- 2010.
Juvenile works.
History.
Fiction.
Coretta Scott King Award (Author): Winner -- 2011.
Newbery Medal: Honor book -- 2011.

Currently available copies

  • 140 / 170 copies available at PINES (Show)
  • 6 / 9 copies available at Flint River Regional Library System (Show)
  • 1 / 1 copies available at Peachtree City Library

Holds

  • 9 current holds
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Flint River Regional Library System:
      Peachtree City Library
J WILLIAMS-GARCIA
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