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Gone Crazy in Alabama Bound for Schoo Edition
Contributor(s): Williams-Garcia, Rita (Author)

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ISBN: 0606392548     ISBN-13: 9780606392549
Publisher: Turtleback Books
OUR PRICE: $15.98  

Binding Type: Prebound - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: September 2016
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Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | Family - General (see Also Headings Under Social Themes)
- Juvenile Fiction | Girls & Women
- Juvenile Fiction | Social Themes - Prejudice & Racism
Dewey: FIC
Age Level: 9-12
Grade Level: 4-7
Lexile Measure: 740
Physical Information: 1" H x 5.2" W x 7.5" (0.60 lbs) 320 pages
- Ethnic Orientation - African American
Features: Ikids
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 173605
Reading Level: 4.5   Interest Level: Middle Grades   Point Value: 9.0
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Publisher Description:

Coretta Scott King Award winner * ALA Notable Book * School Library Journal Best Book of the Year * Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year * ALA Booklist Editors Choice * Shelf Awareness Best Book of the Year * Washington Post Best Books of the Year * The Bulletin of the Center for Children s Books Blue Ribbon Book * Three starred reviews * CCBC Choice * New York Public Library 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing * Amazon Best Book of the Year

The Coretta Scott King Award winning Gone Crazy in Alabama by Newbery Honor and New York Times bestselling author Rita Williams-Garcia tells the story of the Gaither sisters as they travel from the streets of Brooklyn to the rural South for the summer of a lifetime.

Delphine, Vonetta, and Fern are off to Alabama to visit their grandmother Big Ma and her mother, Ma Charles. Across the way lives Ma Charles s half sister, Miss Trotter. The two half sisters haven t spoken in years. As Delphine hears about her family history, she uncovers the surprising truth that s been keeping the sisters apart. But when tragedy strikes, Delphine discovers that the bonds of family run deeper than she ever knew possible.

Powerful and humorous, this companion to the award-winning One Crazy Summer and P.S. Be Eleven will be enjoyed by fans of the first two books, as well as by readers meeting these memorable sisters for the first time."

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