WorldCat Identities

Williams-Garcia, Rita

Overview
Works: 26 works in 140 publications in 4 languages and 17,725 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Historical fiction  Young adult works  Biography 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.W6713, [FIC]
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Rita Williams-Garcia
One crazy summer by Rita Williams-Garcia( Book )
20 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 4,898 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the summer of 1968, after traveling from Brooklyn to Oakland, California, to spend a month with the mother they barely know, eleven-year-old Delphine and her two younger sisters arrive to a cold welcome as they discover that their mother, a dedicated poet and printer, is resentful of the intrusion of their visit and wants them to attend a nearby Black Panther summer camp
P.S. Be eleven by Rita Williams-Garcia( Book )
12 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 2,113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Gaither sisters are back in Brooklyn, where changes large and small come to their household as they grow up during the turbulent 1960s
Like sisters on the homefront by Rita Williams-Garcia( Book )
5 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 1,701 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Troubled fourteen-year-old Gayle is sent down South to live with her uncle and aunt, where her life begins to change as she experiences the healing power of the family. At 14, Gayle is pregnant. Again. The first time she kept the baby. This time her mother drags Gayle to have an abortion and then sends her away from the projects in Jamaica, New York, on a one-way ticket to family in Georgia. For Gayle, it's like being "sold to slavery." She's never met her mother's family, and they don't particularly want her in their big mansion. Only her great-grandmother, a soul mate, loves Gayle's spirit, laughs at her irreverence, and tells Gayle the family history of slavery, protest, and faith
No laughter here by Rita Williams-Garcia( Book )
12 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 1,687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Queens, New York, ten-year-old Akilah is determined to find out why her closest friend, Victoria, is silent and withdrawn after returning from a trip to her homeland, Nigeria
Jumped by Rita Williams-Garcia( Book )
13 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 1,482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The lives of Leticia, Dominique, and Trina are irrevocably intertwined through the course of one day in an urban high school after Leticia overhears Dominique's plans to beat up Trina and must decide whether or not to get involved
Every time a rainbow dies by Rita Williams-Garcia( Book )
13 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and Dutch and held by 1,292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After seeing a girl raped and becoming obsessed with her, sixteen-year-old Thulani finds motivation to move beyond his interest in his birds and his grief over his mother's death
Fast talk on a slow track by Rita Williams-Garcia( Book )
8 editions published between 1991 and 1998 in English and held by 926 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Black honors student Denzel Watson spends his last summer before college selling candy door-to-door in New York, competing on many levels with the charismatic Mello, and discovering how to motivate and apply himself
One crazy summer by Rita Williams-Garcia( Recording )
10 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 906 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the summer of 1968, after travelling from Brooklyn to Oakland, California, to spend a month with the mother they barely know, eleven-year-old Delphine and her two younger sisters arrive to a cold welcome as they discover that their mother, a dedicated poet and printer, is resentful of the intrusion of their visit and wants them to attend a nearby Black Panther summer camp
Blue tights by Rita Williams-Garcia( Book )
5 editions published between 1987 and 1996 in English and held by 683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Growing up in a city neighborhood, fifteen-year-old Joyce, unsure of herself and not quite comfortable with her maturing body, tries to find a place to belong and a way to express herself through dance
Jumped by Rita Williams-Garcia( )
11 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The lives of Leticia, Dominique, and Trina are irrevocably intertwined through the course of one day in an urban high school after Leticia overhears Dominique's plans to beat up Trina and must decide whether or not to get involved
Catching the wild waiyuuzee by Rita Williams-Garcia( Book )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As she tries to escape her mother's efforts to "plait-a-plait" and "string-a-bead" her hair, a young girl imagines herself escaping into a jungle
P.S., Be eleven by Rita Williams-Garcia( Recording )
10 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Gaither sisters are back in Brooklyn, where changes large and small come to their household as they grow up during the turbulent 1960s
Drømmedans by Rita Williams-Garcia( Book )
2 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in Danish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gone crazy in alabama by Rita Williams-Garcia( Book )
in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Diamond land by Rita Williams-Garcia( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ayize goes to work in the diamond mines of South Africa and learns that it is dangerous, especially for black workers
One crazy summer by Rita Williams-Garcia( )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the summer of 1968, after travelling from Brooklyn to Oakland, California, to spend a month with the mother they barely know, eleven-year-old Delphine and her two younger sisters arrive to a cold welcome as they discover that their mother, a dedicated poet and printer, is resentful of the intrusion of their visit and wants them to attend a nearby Black Panther summer camp
Kureijī samā by Rita Williams-Garcia( Book )
2 editions published in 2013 in Japanese and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Drømmedans by Rita Williams-Garcia( Recording )
1 edition published in 1990 in Danish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jumped by Rita Williams-Garcia( )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The lives of Leticia, Dominique, and Trina are irrevocably intertwined through the course of one day in an urban high school after Leticia overhears Dominique's plans to beat up Trina and must decide whether or not to get involved
Gone Crazy in Alabama by Rita Williams-Garcia( Recording )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Delphine, Vonetta, and Fern are off to Alabama to visit their grandmother Big Ma and her mother Ma Charles. Across the way lives Miss Trotter, Ma Charles' half sister. 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
 
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Alternative Names
Garcia, Rita W.- 1957-
Garcia, Rita Williams-
Garcia, Rita Williams- 1957-
Williams-Garcia, Ria
ウィリアムズ=ガルシア, リタ
Languages
English (134)
Danish (3)
Japanese (2)
Dutch (1)
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