P.S. Be Eleven

P.S. Be Eleven

by Rita Williams-Garcia

Hardback Age range: 9 to 11 years old Publication Date: 01/06/2013

RRP  $34.99 $32.80
The Gaither sisters are at it again! A sequel to the Newbery Honor Book One Crazy Summer, this Coretta Scott King Award-winning novel will find a home in the hearts of readers who loved Brown Girl Dreaming and As Brave as You.

After spending the summer in Oakland, California, with their mother and the Black Panthers, Delphine, Vonetta, and Fern arrive home with a newfound streak of independence. That doesn't sit well with Big Ma, who doesn't like the way things are changing.

Neither does Delphine. Pa has a new girlfriend. Uncle Darnell comes home from Vietnam, but he's not the same. And her new sixth-grade teacher isn't the fun, stylish Miss Honeywell-it's Mr. Mwila, a stern exchange teacher from Zambia.

But the one thing that doesn't change during this turbulent year is the advice that Delphine receives from her mother, who reminds her not to grow up too fast. To be eleven while she can.
ISBN:
9780061938627
9780061938627
Category:
General fiction (Children's / Teenage)
Age range:
9 to 11 years old
Format:
Hardback
Publication Date:
01-06-2013
Language:
English
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers Inc
Country of origin:
United States
Pages:
288
Dimensions (mm):
215x145x25mm
Weight:
0.38kg
Rita Williams-Garcia

Rita Williams-Garcia's Newbery Honor-winning novel, One Crazy Summer, was a winner of the Coretta Scott King Author Award, a National Book Award finalist, the recipient of the Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction, and a New York Times bestseller. The sequel, P.S. Be Eleven was also a Coretta Scott King Author Award winner and an ALA Notable Children’s Book for Middle Readers.

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