Wednesday, March 30, 2011

97 -- One Crazy Summer

Day 99 -- Book 97
One Crazy Summer -- Rita Williams Garcia

1968 - Delphine and her two younger sisters have been sent to California, from Brooklyn,  to visit their mother. Pa decided it was high time  they get to know each other.

Upon their arrival, they are told by Cecile that they are not wanted. She sends them to a center during the day to get them out of her house. The center is run by a Black Panther group. There, the girls learn about the revolution. They also discover learn that their mother, known as Inzilla to the Black Panthers, writes poetry for the group.

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