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One Crazy Summer
Contributor(s): Williams-Garcia, Rita (Author)

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ISBN: 0060760907     ISBN-13: 9780060760908
Publisher: Quill Tree Books
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Binding Type: Paperback - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: December 2011
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BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | Historical - United States - 20th Century
- Juvenile Fiction | People & Places - United States - African-american
- Juvenile Fiction | Social Themes - Prejudice & Racism
Dewey: FIC
Age Level: 8-12
Grade Level: 3-7
Lexile Measure: 750(Not Available)
Physical Information: 0.56" H x 5.13" W x 7.13" (0.35 lbs) 240 pages
Themes:
- Ethnic Orientation - African American
- Chronological Period - 1960's
- Cultural Region - Northern California
- Geographic Orientation - California
- Locality - Oakland, California
Features: Ikids, Price on Product
Awards: Massachusetts Children's Book Award, Nominee, Children's Book, 2012
Maud Hart Lovelace Book Award, Nominee, Grades 6-8, 2014
California Young Reader Medal, Nominee, Middle School, 2014
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 135338
Reading Level: 4.6   Interest Level: Middle Grades   Point Value: 7.0
 
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Contributor Bio(s): Williams-Garcia, Rita: -

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), and Fast Talk on a Slow Track (all ALA Best Books for Young Adults); Blue Tights; and Like 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.


 
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