One Crazy Summer
By Rita Williams-Garcia
Current & Digital Publisher: Amistad (HarperCollins)
Reading Level: Ages 8 & Up
YPL Finalists That Year:
- Paolo Bacigalupi for Ship Breaker
- Laura McNeal for Dark Water
- Walter Dean Myers for Lockdown
- Rita Williams-Garcia for One Crazy Summer
YPL Winner That Year: Kathryn Erksine for Mockingbird
Judges That Year: Laban Carrick Hill, Kelly Link, Tor Seidler, Hope Anita Smith, Sara Zarr
The Year in Literature: When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead won the Newbery Medal. Going Bovine by Libba Bray won the Printz Award.
More Information: Rita Williams-Garcia was previously a Finalist for the National Book Award in 2009 for Jumped, which won the PEN/Norma Klein Award.
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