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Gone Crazy in Alabama (Gaither Sisters, #3) 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 Best Book Of The YearThe Coretta Scott King Award Winning Gone Crazy In Alabama By Newbery Honor 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 Ma Charles S Half Sister, Miss Trotter The Two Half Sisters Haven T Spoken In Years As Delphine Hears About Her Family History, She Uncovers The Surprising Truth That S Been Keeping The Sisters Apart But When Tragedy Strikes, Delphine Discovers That The Bonds Of Family Run Deeper Than She Ever Knew Possible.Powerful And Humorous, This Companion To The Award Winning One Crazy Summer And P.S Be Eleven Will Be Enjoyed By Fans Of The First Two Books, As Well As By Readers Meeting These Memorable Sisters For The First Time.


About the Author: Rita Williams-Garcia

I was born in Queens, N.Y, on April 13, 1957 My mother, Miss Essie, named me NoMo immediately after my birth Although I was her last child, I took my time making my appearance I like to believe I was dreaming up a good story and wouldn t budge until I was finished Even now, my daughters call me Pokey Mom , because I slow poke around when they want to go go go I learned to read early, and I was born in Queens, N.Y, on April 13, 1957 My mother, Miss Essie, named me NoMo immediately after my birth Although I was her last child, I took my time making my appearance I like to believe I was dreaming up a good story and wouldn t budge until I was finished Even now, my daughters call me Pokey Mom , because I slow poke around when they want to go go go I learned to read early, and was aware of events going on as I grew up in the 60s In the midst of real events, I daydreamed and wrote stories Writing stories for young people is my passion and my mission Teens will read They hunger for stories that engage them and reflect their images and experiences Author of four award winning novels, Rita Williams Garcia continues to break new ground in young people s literature Known for their realistic portrayal of teens of color, Williams Garcia s works have been recognized by the Coretta Scott King Award Committee, PEN Norma Klein, American Library Association, and Parents Choice, among others She recently served on the National Book Award Committee for Young People s Literature and is on faculty at Vermont College MFA Writing for Children and Young People



10 thoughts on “Gone Crazy in Alabama (Gaither Sisters, #3)

  1. Betsy Betsy says:

    I m a conceited enough children s librarian that I like it when a book wins me over I don t want them to make it easy for me When I sit down to read something I want to know that the author on the othe


  2. TheBookSmugglers TheBookSmugglers says:

    History, self awareness, negotiated boundaries and family secrets are at the heart of Gone Crazy in Alabama, the third and final book in Rita Williams Garcia s excellent Gaither Sisters series.Sisters Delphine,


  3. Rebecca McNutt Rebecca McNutt says:

    Gone Crazy in Alabama is an incredibly gripping story for what it is, with wonderful descriptions of Alabama itself and creative characters.


  4. Sarah Weathersby Sarah Weathersby says:

    I have fallen in love with Delphine, Vonetta, and Fern, the Gaither Sisters I was late discovering this series for Middle Grades with great historical lessons.It started with One Crazy Summer, with the sisters visiting their way


  5. C-shaw C-shaw says:

    Thanks to my Goodreads friend Orinoco Womble for recommending this This is No 3 in the Gaither Sisters series, but the first I ve read I started with this one because it was on sale for 1.99 in Kindle version This is a great story about


  6. Samantha Samantha says:

    Absolutely excellent The Gaither sisters head down south to spend some time with their relatives in Alabama Big Ma and her mother Ma Charles While there the girls learn a lot about their ancestry and the feud going on between Ma Charles and her h


  7. Josiah Josiah says:

    1960s Oakland, California and its tumultuous social justice scene provided a scintillating backdrop for One Crazy Summer We were then spirited across the United States to Brooklyn, New York for P.S Be Eleven, where people had a different attitude from the Black Panthers of California Another extreme culture shift takes place in Gone Crazy in Alabama as sisters Delphine, Vonetta, and Fern travel by themselves for an extended stay with Big Ma their paternal grandmother and her mother, Ma Char 1960s Oakland, California and its tumultuous social justice scene provided a scintillating backdrop for One Crazy Summer We were then spirited across the United States to Brooklyn, New York for P.S Be Eleven, where people had a different attitude from the Black Panthers of California Another extreme culture shift takes place in Gone Crazy in Alabama as sisters Delphine, Vonetta, and Fern travel by themselves for an extended stay with Big Ma their paternal grandmother and her mother, Ma Charles, in small town Alabama If Broo...


  8. Ashley Ashley says:

    The story was fun and enjoyable, like the previous books in the series However, this book really brought to the front something that bothered me about the other books It has bothered me since One Crazy Summer how Delphine is expected to be a mother to her sisters


  9. Kris Springer Kris Springer says:

    It started out pretty slowly and I was feeling a bit aimless But then it heated up and a tornado shook everything up and illuminated Williams Garcia s main theme family, love, what s most important Great characters, great humor and amazing conflict and resolution With the


  10. Kris Patrick Kris Patrick says:

    Look at me I read an entire series That has happened like never.


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