Catching the Wild Waiyuuzee

Rita Williams-Garcia (Author) Mike Reed (Illustrator)
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Description

As she tries to escape her mother's efforts to plait-a-plait and string-a-bead her hair, a young girl imagines herself running away into a jungle.

Product Details

Price
$12.99
Publisher
Aladdin Paperbacks
Publish Date
August 20, 2007
Pages
32
Dimensions
8.41 X 0.19 X 8.42 inches | 0.27 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781416961413
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About the Author

Rita Williams-Garcia's Newbery Honor Book, One Crazy Summer, was a winner of the Coretta Scott King Author Award, a National Book Award finalist, the recipient of the Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction, and a New York Times bestseller. The two sequels, P.S. Be Eleven and Gone Crazy in Alabama, were both Coretta Scott King Author Award winners and ALA Notable Children's Books. Her novel Clayton Byrd Goes Underground was a National Book Award finalist and winner of the NAACP Image Award for Youth/Teen Literature. Rita is also the author of five other distinguished novels for young adults: Jumped, a National Book Award finalist; No Laughter Here, Every Time a Rainbow Dies (a Publishers Weekly Best Children's Book), Fast Talk on a Slow Track (all ALA Best Books for Young Adults); and Blue Tights. Rita Williams-Garcia lives in Jamaica, New York, with her husband and has two adult daughters. You can visit her online at www.ritawg.com.