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One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia
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Jul 19, 2010

it was amazing
bookshelves: 2010, family, historical, love-the-setting, vietnam, african-american-history, best-read-2010

I liked the rhythm of the words in One Crazy Summer. Very well-written. I've heard some Newbery buzz about this one, and I can see why. The characters are memorable, and Black Panthers and Oakland/San Francisco are fully realized. I love the poetry, too.

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