224 pages, 7.63 × 5.13 × 0.55 in
December 19, 2011
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0060760907
ISBN - 13: 9780060760908
From the Publisher
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.
About the Author
Rita Williams-Garcia graduated from Hofstra University. She has written several books including Blue Tights, Every Time a Rainbow Dies, Fast Talk on a Slow Track, One Crazy Summer, and No Laughter Here. Like Sisters on the Homefront was named a Coretta Scott King Honor Book. She won the PEN/Norma Klein Award. She currently teaches at the Vermont College of Fine Arts in the Writing for Children and Young Adults Program.
"Delphine is the pitch-perfect older sister, wise beyond her years, an expert at handling her siblings...while the girls are caught up in the difficulties of adults, their resilience is celebrated and energetically told with writing that snaps off the page" (Kirkus Reviews (starred review))