One Crazy Summer

Written by Rita Williams-Garcia

Three sisters, Delphine, Vonetta, and Fern, live with their father and grandmother in Brooklyn. One summer, their father sends them to California to stay with their mother, Cecile, a poet. She is involved with the Black Panther Party and the girls get a quick education about party members. Though it was an eventful summer, the girls are glad to go home.

Age Range 8 - 12 years
Genre
Copyright Year
Page Count
240
Publisher
Amistad
Grade Level 4th - 7th
ISBN
9780060760908
Lexile 750
Themes