One Crazy Summer

This summer I plunged into One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia.  Its attractive cover will definitely entice Middle Grade readers, as well as Young Adult readers to discover a crazy summer in Oakland, California in 1968.  The novel begins with Delphine, Vonetta, and Fern, threes sisters on their way to Oakland in pursuit of their … Continue reading “One Crazy Summer”

#ReadSoulLit Photo Challenge Day 28 – Favorite Cover

Day 28 – Favorite Cover  I had to put up this beautiful cover of the Middle Grade novel about the Gaither sisters from the series of that name.   I first read One Crazy Summer four years ago and  loved.  It’s the first novel in this trilogy and is followed by  P.S. Be Eleven and … Continue reading “#ReadSoulLit Photo Challenge Day 28 – Favorite Cover”

#ReadSoulLit Photo Challenge Day 6 Make it into a Movie!

Day 6 – Make it into a Movie! – I absolutely could not decide on one.  Impossible! There are so many good ones that could be turned into fantastic films.  So went with the following five:  The Supreme’s at Earl’s All-You-Can-Eat – “Earl’s All-You-Can-Eat diner in Plainview, Indiana is home away from home for Odette, Clarice, … Continue reading “#ReadSoulLit Photo Challenge Day 6 Make it into a Movie!”

#ReadSoulLit Photo Challenge – Day 24

Day 24 – Children’s Book: There are so many excellent ones out there but I had to go with this four-time literary winner (Scott O’Dell for Historic Fiction, Newberry Honor, National Book Award Finalist, and the Coretta Scott King Award – One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia. Check out my review here of it. I … Continue reading “#ReadSoulLit Photo Challenge – Day 24”