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One Crazy Summer

by Rita Williams-Garcia

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...

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.

In a humorous and breakout book by Williams-Garcia, the Penderwicks meet the Black Panthers.

Hardcover - 218 pages - $16.99
ISBN: 0060760885 (ISBN13: 9780060760885)
Published Jan 26, 2010 by Amistad
First published 2010

why I requested this book

Just heard about this book from #1000BlackGirlsBooks. I have a diverse 4th grade class and think this book would be a wonderful addition to our classroom...

Just heard about this book from #1000BlackGirlsBooks. I have a diverse 4th grade class and think this book would be a wonderful addition to our classroom library.

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