Rita Williams-Garcia wrote One Crazy Summer in 2010 about three sisters - Delphine an eleven-year-old and her two younger sisters, Vonetta and Fern. The sisters live in New York with there Dan and grand mother and this summer the three children are flying to Oakland, California to spend a month with there mom who hasn’t seen them in years. Their mother is not happy about the girls coming. Yet, they come and find a way to navigate this ‘crazy summer’. The book touches on some of the political and social realities of 1968.
Williams-Garcia is an accomplished writer.