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- ONE CRAZY SUMMER - This book is a National Book Award Finalist - By Rita Williams-Garcia.
DetailsSet 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's Newbery Honor-winning novel, One Crazy Summer, was a winner of the Coretta Scott King Award, a National Book Award finalist, the recipient of the Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction, and a New York Times bestseller. The sequel, P.S. Be Eleven, was also a Coretta Scott King Award winner and an ALA Notable Children's Book for Middle Readers.She is also the author of six distinguished novels for young adults:Jumped, a National Book Award finalist;No Laughter Here,Every Time a Rainbow Dies (a Publishers Weekly Best Children's Book), andFast Talk on a Slow Track (all ALA Best Books for Young Adults);Blue Tights; andLike Sisters on the Homefront, a Coretta Scott King Honor Book.Rita Williams-Garcia lives in Jamaica, New York, is on the faculty at the Vermont College of Fine Arts in the Writing for Children & Young Adults Program, and has two adult daughters, Stephanie and Michelle, and a son-in-law, Adam.
SKU Code PRK B 4557 Weight in Kg 0.2500 Brand Bookwomb Dispatch Period in Days 3 ISBN No. 9780060760908 Author Name RITA WILLIAMS-GARCIA Publisher Name Harper Collins : Usa