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Rita Williams-Garcia

Author of One Crazy Summer

Includes the names: R. Williams-Garcia, Rita Williams Garcia

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Rita Williams-Garcia graduated from Hofstra University. She has written several books including Blue Tights, Every Time a Rainbow Dies, Fast Talk on a Slow Track, One Crazy Summer, and No Laughter Here. Like Sisters on the Homefront was named a Coretta Scott King Honor Book. She won the PEN/Norma Klein Award. She currently teaches at the Vermont College of Fine Arts in the Writing for Children and Young Adults Program. She won the Coretta Scott King awards in 2016 with her title Gone Crazy in Alabama in the author category. (Bowker Author Biography) — biography from One Crazy Summer… (more)
One Crazy Summer 3,655 copies, 218 reviews
P.S. Be Eleven 650 copies, 35 reviews
Gone Crazy in Alabama 476 copies, 30 reviews
Jumped 318 copies, 19 reviews
Clayton Byrd Goes Underground 316 copies, 10 reviews
Like Sisters on the Homefront 221 copies, 4 reviews
No Laughter Here 137 copies, 5 reviews
Every Time a Rainbow Dies 131 copies, 1 review
A Sitting in St. James 112 copies, 5 reviews
Fast Talk on a Slow Track 64 copies, 1 review
Blue Tights 51 copies
Catching the Wild Waiyuuzee 31 copies, 1 review
Diamond Land 9 copies
We Rise, We Resist, We Raise Our Voices (Contributor) 196 copies, 6 reviews
First Crossing: Stories About Teen Immigrants (Contributor) 183 copies, 5 reviews
Funny Girl: Funniest. Stories. Ever. (Contributor) 155 copies, 6 reviews
Who Done It? (Contributor) 132 copies, 4 reviews
Free? Stories About Human Rights (Contributor) 115 copies, 4 reviews
Stay True: Short Stories for Strong Girls (Contributor) 110 copies, 1 review
Pick-Up Game: A Full Day of Full Court (Contributor) 102 copies, 5 reviews
Guys Read: Terrifying Tales (Contributor) 101 copies, 3 reviews
The Hero Next Door (Contributor) 77 copies, 1 review
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