Publisher: Amistad

Book View: One Crazy Summer

Book View: One Crazy Summer

Short & Sweet: Delphine and her younger sisters Vonette and Fern are going to visit their mother in Oakland, California for a month, when they have not seen her for seven years. The summer of 1968 holds a lot in store for the girls as they find out their mother knows the Black Panthers and wants little to do with them, sending them off to spend most of their summer eating and learning at the Community Center where they work from. Delphine has to find a way to get to know their mother and find out why she abandoned them, […]

Posted January 23, 2013
Book Review, Book Views
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