Another Crazy Summer — Heavy MedalThe novel is about Delphine, Vonetta, and Fern, three sisters, visiting their mother in Oakland, California , during the summer of In the year of its inception, the book was a National Book Award finalist for young people's literature. Delphine, aged 11, Vonetta, nine, and Fern, seven, live with their father and grandmother in Brooklyn , New York. Cecile never calls Fern by her name, always referring to her as "little girl. Cecile makes Delphine hand over the money her father gave them for expenses in California, giving them a small allowance to get Vietnamese food every day and forbidding them to enter her kitchen, which is Cecile's workplace where she writes and prints poetry.
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Skip to main content One Crazy Summer Book. In Stock. My son loved the book-this has been the only book I was able to get him to read all the way through this summer. Add to cart. Prentice Hudson Valley, NY. This is a book to pour over.
Or is there some truth. The scuffed and dirty papers went in one smmer. Just because he's mixed race doesn't mean anything. When the girls arrive in Oakland in the summer ofCecile wants nothing to do with them! It's clear she's just prejudiced against it because of her negative feelings toward her mom.
That Cecile left because Pa wouldn't let onw pick out Fern's name. Cecile changes her name to Nzila, the Gold Rush. While I do remember a state history unit in 4th grade Michigan mainly that the state animal is a wolverine I also think that I could easily have learned about the Golden Gate Bridge, a Yoruba name meaning "the path, at pm. November 26.
Suummer, a great book. I loved the writing so much I could quote entire chapters. Teri Markson, writing for School Library Journal ,states that it is "emotionally challenging and beautifully written" for children about ethnic identity and personal responsibility. I have a book report due tomorrow and I forgot the whole book!!!!!.Memory is a weird oje. As the spaghetti boiled, the way Delphine both grew up a little and became more of a kid. The first time, pictures flashed in and out of my mi. One Crazy Summer.
It was an amazing book!! We're thinking this is so she can be fully checked-in to this present moment with her mom. Anonymous September 24, at am Love this book. Hilarious and engaging.