visión de conjunto:Críticas Delphine is the pitch-perfect older sister wise beyond her years an expert at handling her siblings...while the girls are caught up in the difficulties of adults their resilience is celebrated and energetically told with writing that snaps off the page -- Kirkus Reviews (starred review) Regimented responsible strong-willed Delphine narrates in an unforgettable voice but each of the sisters emerges as a distinct memorable character whose hard-won tenuous connections with their mother build to an aching triumphant conclusion. -- Booklist (starred review) The setting and time period are as vividly realized as the characters and readers will want to know more about Delphine and her sisters after they return to Brooklyn... -- Horn Book (starred review) Emotionally challenging and beautifully written this book immerses readers in a time and place and raises difficult questions of cultural and ethnic identity and personal responsibility. With memorable characters (all three girls have engaging strong voices) and a powerful story this is a book well worth reading and rereading. -- School Library Journal (starred review) Delphine's growing awareness of injustice on a personal and universal level is smoothly woven into the story in poetic language that will stimulate and move readers. -- Publishers Weekly In One Crazy Summer Williams-Garcia presents a child's-eye view of the Black Panther movement within a powerful and affecting story of sisterhood and motherhood. -- Monica Edinger The New York Times Reseña del editor In this Newbery Honor novel New York Times bestselling author Rita Williams-Garcia tells the story of three sisters who travel to Oakland California in 1968 to meet the mother who abandoned them. Eleven-year-old Delphine is like a mother to her two younger sisters Vonetta and Fern. She's had to be ever since their mother Cecile left them seven years ago for a radical new life in California. But when the sisters arrive from Brooklyn to spend the summer with their mother Cecile is nothing like they imagined. While the girls hope to go to Disneyland and meet Tinker Bell their mother sends them to a day camp run by the Black Panthers. Unexpectedly Delphine Vonetta and Fern learn much about their family their country and themselves during one truly crazy summer. This moving funny novel won the Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction and the Coretta Scott King Award and was a National Book Award Finalist. Delphine Vonetta and Fern's story continues in P.S. Be Eleven and Gone Crazy in Alabama. Readers who enjoy Christopher Paul Curtis's The Watsons Go to Birmingham and Jacqueline Woodson's Brown Girl Dreaming will find much to love in One Crazy Summer. This novel was the first featured title for Marley D's Reading Party launched after the success of #1000BlackGirlBooks. Maria Russo in a New York Times list of great kids' books with diverse characters called it witty and original. Contraportada Set during one of the most tumultuous years in recent American history One Crazy Summer is the heartbreaking funny tale of three girls who travel to Oakland California in 1968 in search of the mother who abandoned them. It's an unforgettable story told by a distinguished author of books for children and teens Rita Williams-Garcia. Biografía del autor Rita Williams-Garcia's Newbery Honor-winning novel One Crazy Summer was a winner of the Coretta Scott King Award a National Book Award finalist the recipient of the Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction and a New York Times bestseller. The sequel P.S. Be Eleven was also a Coretta Scott King Award winner and an ALA Notable Children's Book for Middle Readers. She is also the author of six distinguished novels for young adults: Jumped a National Book Award finalist; No Laughter Here Every Time a Rainbow Dies (a Publishers Weekly Best Children's Book) and Fast Talk on a Slow Track (all ALA Best Books for Young Adults); Blue Tights; and Like Sisters on the Homefront a Coretta Scott King Honor Book. Rita Williams-Garcia lives in Jamaica New York is on the faculty at the Vermont College of Fine Arts in the Writing for Children & Young Adults Program and has two adult daughters Stephanie and Michelle and a son-in-law Adam.