Gone Crazy in Alabama

Gone Crazy in AlabamaIt’s the summer of 1969, and Delphine, Vonetta, and Fern are off to Alabama to visit Big Ma and her eighty-two-year-old mother, Ma Charles. Pa can’t remind them enough that the South’s not like Brooklyn, and that you can’t get more southern than Alabama.Across the field, through the pines, and over the creek is the Trotter home, where Ma Charles’s half sister, Miss Trotter, lives. The two half sisters haven’t spoken in years, each determined to hold on to her version of the truth. Dramatic Vonet…

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Gone Crazy in Alabama (Gaither Sisters)

Gone Crazy in Alabama (Gaither Sisters)Newbery Honor winner and “New York Times” bestselling author Rita Williams-Garcia tells the story of the Gaither sisters as they travel from the streets of Brooklyn to the rural South for the summer of a lifetime.Delphine, Vonetta, and Fern are off to Alabama to visit their grandmother Big Ma and her mother Ma Charles. Across the way lives Miss Trotter, Ma Charles half sister. The two half sisters haven t spoken in years. As Delphine hears about her family history, she uncovers the surprising tr…

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Gone Crazy in Alabama (Gaither Sisters)

Gone Crazy in Alabama (Gaither Sisters)Newbery Honor winner and “New York Times” bestselling author Rita Williams-Garcia tells the story of the Gaither sisters as they travel from the streets of Brooklyn to the rural South for the summer of a lifetime.Delphine, Vonetta, and Fern are off to Alabama to visit their grandmother Big Ma and her mother Ma Charles. Across the way lives Miss Trotter, Ma Charles half sister. The two half sisters haven t spoken in years. As Delphine hears about her family history, she uncovers the surprising tr…

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Gone Crazy in Alabama (Gaither Sisters) by Rita Williams-Garcia (2015-04-21)

Gone Crazy in Alabama (Gaither Sisters) by Rita Williams-Garcia (2015-04-21)Newbery Honor winner and “New York Times” bestselling author Rita Williams-Garcia tells the story of the Gaither sisters as they travel from the streets of Brooklyn to the rural South for the summer of a lifetime.Delphine, Vonetta, and Fern are off to Alabama to visit their grandmother Big Ma and her mother Ma Charles. Across the way lives Miss Trotter, Ma Charles half sister. The two half sisters haven t spoken in years. As Delphine hears about her family history, she uncovers the surprising tr…

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Gone Crazy in Alabama (Ala Notable Children’s Books. Middle Readers)

Gone Crazy in Alabama (Ala Notable Children's Books. Middle Readers)Coretta Scott King Award winner * ALA Notable Book * School Library Journal Best Book of the Year * Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year * ALA Booklist Editors’ Choice * Shelf Awareness Best Book of the Year * Washington Post Best Books of the Year * The Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books Blue Ribbon Book * Three starred reviews * CCBC Choice * New York Public Library 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing * Amazon Best Book of the YearThe Coretta Scott King Award–winning Gone Crazy i…

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