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Coretta Scott King Author Award Winner: P.S. Be Eleven

Written by Rita Williams-Garcia Published Amistad, an Imprint of Harper Collins ISBN 978-0—06-193862-7 Grades 5-8 Book Review One Crazy Summer, Williams-Garcia’s first book about Delphine Gaither and her sisters, illuminates the changes brought forth by the civil rights movement, the cultural revolution, and anti-war efforts, and foreshadows the shifting family dynamics ushered in by the women’s […]

2011 Coretta Scott King Author Award: One Crazy Summer

One Crazy Summer By Rita Williams-Garcia Winner of the 2011 Coretta Scott King Award Published by Amistad, an Imprint of Harper Collins ISBN 978-0-06-076088-5 Grades 5 and Up Book Review In 1968, the nation was in tumult; Martin Luther King was shot in April, Bobby Kennedy in early June. Right in the middle of this year […]