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A mother, a boy and Huey Newton

In the summer of 1968 Pa packed up his three daughters and put them on a plane headed for Oakland, California. He wanted his girls to get to know their mother. Cecile had abandoned her children when they were very young. Delphine, the oldest child, took on the parental role for her sisters as if she had been entirely responsible for their every action.

In One Crazy Summer, in the midst of the Black Panther movement, Rita Williams-Garcia does a terrific job of telling a family’s story of discovery. Delphine, Vonetta and Fern set off for the adventure of their lives and not only found out a lot about their mother but they also discovered a lot about themselves.

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One Crazy Summer
9780060760892

A mother, a boy and Huey Newton

(Books, Fiction, History, KidsBest of 2010) Permanent link

In the summer of 1968 Pa packed up his three daughters and put them on a plane headed for Oakland, California. He wanted his girls to get to know their mother. Cecile had abandoned her children when they were very young. Delphine, the oldest child, took on the parental role for her sisters as if she had been entirely responsible for their every action.

In One Crazy Summer, in the midst of the Black Panther movement, Rita Williams-Garcia does a terrific job of telling a family’s story of discovery. Delphine, Vonetta and Fern set off for the adventure of their lives and not only found out a lot about their mother but they also discovered a lot about themselves.

Book

One Crazy Summer
9780060760892

Posted by Judi Rambow at 12/02/2010 09:49:15 AM | 


I will surely love this book..My daughter's name is Cecile..same spelling! she will surely love this too..
Posted by: Marcus Johnson ( Email ) at 12/2/2010 12:58 PM


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