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One Crazy Summer - Rita Williams-Garcia
One Crazy Summer
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Set during one of the most tumultuous years in recent American history, One Crazy Summer is the heartbreaking, funny tale of three girls who travel to Oakland, California, in 1968 in search of the mother who abandoned them. It's an unforgettable story told by a distinguished author of books for... show more
Set during one of the most tumultuous years in recent American history, One Crazy Summer is the heartbreaking, funny tale of three girls who travel to Oakland, California, in 1968 in search of the mother who abandoned them. It's an unforgettable story told by a distinguished author of books for children and teens, Rita Williams-Garcia.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780060760908 (0060760907)
ASIN: 60760907
Publisher: Amistad
Pages no: 240
Edition language: English
Series: Gaither Sisters (#1)
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Reading is my ESCAPE from Reality!
Reading is my ESCAPE from Reality! rated it
3.0 One Crazy Summer - review
Delphine is eleven, going on twelve and yet she is responsible for her two younger sisters. Their mother left when Fern, the youngest, was still a baby and they are being raised by their father and grandmother (Big Ma). One summer they fly to California to spend time with their mother. She is not wh...
JL's Bibliomania
JL's Bibliomania rated it
3.5 One Crazy Summer
Recently featured on the Nerdy Book Club as part of a round-up of brave, adventuresome heroines that elementary aged readers might want to meet before diving into YA dystopias such as the Hunger Games (link) One Crazy Summer follows sisters Delphine, Vonetta, and Fern as they travel from their home ...
My Never Ending List
My Never Ending List rated it
3.0 One Crazy Summer
I was waiting for this book to deliver but it never did for me. With all the awards on the front and the whole list of awards and honors on the back of the book, I was waiting fireworks and a fantastic read but I was left disappointed. Who really hands out these awards?Yes, it was a crazy summer for...
Saturdays in Books
Saturdays in Books rated it
3.0
Not genre, but so good.
By Singing Light
By Singing Light rated it
4.0
Opening: "Good thing the plane had seat belts and we'd been strapped in tight before takeoff."It's the summer of 1968. Delphine, Vonetta, and Fern have been sent to Oakland to meet their mother, who left the family just after Fern was born. It's a tense time for the world, a tense time for African-A...
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