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One Crazy Summer

by Rita Williams-Garcia

Paperback, 13 pages, Harpercollins Childrens Books, List Price: $6.99 |


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In the tumultuous summer of 1968, Delphine and her two sisters travel from Brooklyn to Oakland, Calif., to spend a month with their mother, a radical poet who sends them to the local Black Panther center for summer camp. There, they begin to learn about the fraught relationship between race and power.