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Fast talking and quick thinking, city kid Denzel Watson finds his street smarts put to the test when he spends the summer before matriculation at Princeton University, where he wonders if he has what it takes. ISBN13:9780553295948.
Rita Williams-Garcia (born 1957) is an American writer of young adult novels. She won the 2011 Newbery Honor Award, the Coretta Scott King Award, and the Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction for her book, One Crazy Summer. She has also won the PEN/Norma Klein Award, and her book, . Be Eleven, won the Coretta Scott King Award in 2014. Garcia lives with her husband, a Desert Storm veteran, and two daughters in Jamaica, New York. She works full-time for a marketing services company and attended the Queens College .
Every Time a Rainbow Dies. Like Sisters on the Homefront. Fast Talk on a Slow Track.
Rita Williams-Garcia lives in Jamaica, New York, with her husband and has two adult daughters, Stephanie and Michelle, and a son-in-law, Adam. You can visit her online at ww. itawg. Discover great authors, exclusive offers, and more at h. om. Books by rita williams-garcia. Every Time a Rainbow Dies.
by Rita Williams-Garcia (Author). Williams-Garcia has aptly captured the feelings of young people in the throes of growing away from their families enough to make their own decisions. Teens everywhere will be able to identify and commiserate with Denzel as he goes through his options, gains confidence, and matures.
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9780141302317 From National Book Award finalist Rita Williams-Garcia! . Williams-Garcia confronts some crucial issues that are generally ignored in YA fiction: issues of class and race, friendship and competition, identity and failure.
9780141302317 From National Book Award finalist Rita Williams-Garcia! Denzel Watson is a fast talker with a system, and it's made him valedictorian. But when he goes to a summer program at Princeton, he takes a fall. How can he tell his proud family that he won't be able to cut it in the Ivy League? Instead, he spends the rest of the summer selling candy, up against "Top Man" Mello, a drop-out with a police record. Teens everywhere will be able to identify and commiserate with Denzel.