Published: New York, NY : Amistad, c2010 Edition: [Various editions] Description: 218 p. ; 22 cm ISBN/ISSN: 9780060760892 (reinforced), 0060760893 (reinforced), 9780060760885 (trade bdg.), 0060760885 (trade bdg.), 9780060760908 (pbk.), Language: English
Also published: New York : Amistad, 2012. 218 p
Winner of the 2011 Newbery Honor Book Award
Winner of the 2011 Coretta Scott King Author Award
Winner of the 2011 Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction
Winner of the Fall 2010 Parent's Choice Gold Award for Fiction
In the summer of 1968, after traveling from Brooklyn to Oakland, California, to spend a month with the mother they barely know, eleven-year-old Delphine and her two younger sisters arrive to a cold welcome as they discover that their mother, a dedicated poet and printer, is resentful of the intrusion of their visit and wants them to attend a nearby Black Panther summer camp
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