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P.S. be eleven, by Rita Williams-Garcia

Label
P.S. be eleven
Title
P.S. be eleven
Statement of responsibility
by Rita Williams-Garcia
Title variation
  • Post script be eleven
  • Be eleven
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Eleven-year-old Brooklyn girl Delphine feels overwhelmed with worries and responsibilities. She's just started sixth grade and is self-conscious about being the tallest girl in the class, and nervous about her first school dance. She's supposed to be watching her sisters, but Fern and Vonetta are hard to control. Her uncle Darnell is home from Vietnam and seems different. And her pa has a girlfriend. At least Delphine can write to her mother in Oakland, California, for advice. But why does her mother tell her to 'be eleven' when Delphine is now twelve?" -- from publisher's web site
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Summary
A sequel to One Crazy Summer finds the Gaither sisters returning to Brooklyn, where they adapt to new feelings of independence while managing changes large and small, from Pa's new girlfriend to a very different Uncle Darnell's return from Vietnam
Theme
Storyline
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Character
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2014
  • Amelia Bloomer List, 2014
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2013
  • Coretta Scott King Award, Author Category, 2014.
  • School Library Journal Best Books: Fiction, 2013
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10177405
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
770
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 7
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Gaither sisters series
Series volume
0002
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
P.S. be eleven, by Rita Williams-Garcia
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
813286561
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
274 p.
Isbn
9780061938627
System control number
(OCoLC)813286561
Label
P.S. be eleven, by Rita Williams-Garcia
Publication
Control code
813286561
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
274 p.
Isbn
9780061938627
System control number
(OCoLC)813286561

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