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One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia
One Crazy Summer

CZ101, January 12, 2011

The year is 1968. The place: Oakland, California. Our heroes are three little girls traveling from New York to visit their poet mother, Cecile, who long ago left them--presumably to be an active member of the Black Panthers. Set during a time of great change not just for African Americans but for all Americans, this story is touching and unforgettable for many reasons, but no more so than for the young voice of its narrator, Delphine. She, and her sisters, will stay with you long after you close the book. Well-worth a read!
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