Rita Williams-Garcia

Rita Williams-Garcia

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List of Gaither Sisters Books in Publication Order

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

List of Picture Books in Publication Order

List of She Persisted Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Ella Fitzgerald (By: Andrea Davis Pinkney)
2002
2
Stella Batts Something Blue (By: Courtney Sheinmel)
Stella Batts Something Blue (By: Courtney Sheinmel)
2014
3
13 American Women Who Changed the World ( By: Chelsea Clinton)
2017
4
She Persisted Around the World ( By: Chelsea Clinton)
She Persisted Around the World ( By: Chelsea Clinton)
2018
5
She Persisted in Sports: American Olympians Who Changed the Game ( By: Chelsea Clinton)
2020
6
Harriet Tubman (By: Andrea Davis Pinkney)
2021
7
Claudette Colvin (By: Lesa Cline-Ransome)
2021
8
Sally Ride ( By: Atia Abawi)
2021
9
Virginia Apgar (By: Sayantani DasGupta)
2021
10
Nellie Bly (By: Michelle Knudsen)
Nellie Bly (By: Michelle Knudsen)
2021
11
Sonia Sotomayor (By: Meg Medina)
2021
12
Florence Griffith Joyner
2021
13
Ruby Bridges (By: Kekla Magoon)
2021
14
Clara Lemlich (By: Deborah Heiligman)
2021
15
Margaret Chase Smith (By: Ruby Shamir)
Margaret Chase Smith (By: Ruby Shamir)
2021
16
Maria Tallchief (By: Christine Day)
Maria Tallchief (By: Christine Day)
2021
17
Helen Keller (By: Courtney Sheinmel)
Helen Keller (By: Courtney Sheinmel)
2021
18
Oprah Winfrey (By: Renée Watson)
2021
19
Wangari Maathai (By: Eucabeth A. Odhiambo)
Wangari Maathai (By: Eucabeth A. Odhiambo)
2022
20
She Persisted in Science: Brilliant Women Who Made a Difference (By: Chelsea Clinton)
2022
21
Temple Grandin (By: Lyn Miller-Lachmann)
Temple Grandin (By: Lyn Miller-Lachmann)
2022
22
Patsy Mink (By: Tae Keller)
Patsy Mink (By: Tae Keller)
2022
23
Patsy Mink (By: Tae Keller)
Patsy Mink (By: Tae Keller)
2022
24
Malala Yousafzai (By: Aisha Saeed)
2022
25
Diana Taurasi (By: Monica Brown)
Diana Taurasi (By: Monica Brown)
2022
26
Wilma Mankiller (By: Traci Sorell)
Wilma Mankiller (By: Traci Sorell)
2022
27
Maya Lin (By: Grace Lin)
2022
28
Rosalind Franklin (By: Kimberly Brubaker Bradley)
2022
29
Dorothy Height (By: Kelly Starling Lyons)
Dorothy Height (By: Kelly Starling Lyons)
2023
30
Florence Nightingale (By: Alexandra Boiger, Chelsea Clinton, Gillian Flint, Shelli R. Johannes)
Florence Nightingale (By: Alexandra Boiger, Chelsea Clinton, Gillian Flint, Shelli R. Johannes)
2023
31
Pura Belpré (By: Meg Medina, Marilisa Jimenez Garcia)
Pura Belpré (By: Meg Medina, Marilisa Jimenez Garcia)
2023
32
Simone Biles (By: Kekla Magoon)
2023
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Rita Williams-Garcia: Biography

Rita Williams-Garcia was born on April 13th, 1957 and is currently 66 years old. Rita Williams-Garcia was born in Queens, N.Y,.

Rita Williams-Garcia is probably best known for their Standalone Novels. There are currently 9 novels available. The first standalone was released in 1988 with the novel Blue Tights. The most recently released novel was A Sitting in St. James which was released in 2021. There are no upcoming standalone novels by Rita at this time.

Rita Williams-Garcia has also written the Gaither Sisters series which has 3 books including One Crazy Summer and P.S. Be Eleven.

Rita Williams-Garcia: Awards & Accolades

Williams-Garcia's books have won multiple awards, One Crazy Summer won the John Newbery Medal Awards, Newbery Honor, in 2011 as well as the Coretta Scott King Awards - Coretta Scott King Book Awards in 2011. P.S. Be Eleven won the Coretta Scott King Awards, Coretta Scott King Book Awards, in 2014. Gone Crazy in Alabama won the Coretta Scott King Awards, Coretta Scott King Book Awards, in 2016. A Sitting in St. James won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, Best Young Adult Literature, in 2021.

Rita Williams-Garcia books have also been nominated for multiple awards, Like Sisters on the Homefront was nominated for the Coretta Scott King Awards, Coretta Scott King Book Awards, in 1996. Jumped was nominated for the National Book Awards, Young People’s Literature, in 2009. One Crazy Summer was nominated for the National Book Awards, Young People’s Literature, in 2010. Clayton Byrd Goes Underground was nominated for the National Book Awards, Young People’s Literature, in 2017.

Rita Williams-Garcia: Author Insights

The highest rated book by Rita Williams-Garcia on Book Notification is Gone Crazy in Alabama, the 3rd novel in the Gaither Sisters series.

The most read book by Rita Williams-Garcia on Book Notification is Gone Crazy in Alabama, the 3rd novel in the Gaither Sisters series.

The most common authors followed by users who also follow Rita Williams-Garcia are:

  1. David Baldacci, author of the Amos Decker Series.
  2. Louise Penny, author of the Inspector Gamache Series.
  3. James Patterson, author of the Alex Cross Series.
  4. John Grisham, author of the Jake Brigance Series.
  5. Alan Bradley, author of the Flavia de Luce Series.

Rita Williams-Garcia: F.A.Q

When was Rita Williams-Garcia Born? How old is Rita Williams-Garcia?

Rita Williams-Garcia was born on April 13th, 1957. Rita Williams-Garcia is currently 66 years old.

Where was Rita Williams-Garcia Born?

Rita Williams-Garcia was born in Queens, N.Y,, .

What book awards has Rita Williams-Garcia won?

One Crazy Summer: John Newbery Medal Awards Newbery Honor (2011), Coretta Scott King Awards Coretta Scott King Book Awards (2011).
P.S. Be Eleven: Coretta Scott King Awards Coretta Scott King Book Awards (2014).
Gone Crazy in Alabama: Coretta Scott King Awards Coretta Scott King Book Awards (2016).
A Sitting in St. James: Los Angeles Times Book Prize Best Young Adult Literature (2021).

What was the first book Rita Williams-Garcia wrote?

The first novel written by Rita Williams-Garcia was Blue Tights, published in 1988.

What was the most recent book Rita Williams-Garcia wrote?

Their most recently released work was Florence Griffith Joyner on July 6th, 2021.

Will there be any more books by Rita Williams-Garcia?

Rita Williams-Garcia does not have any upcoming novels with a set publication date within the next few months at this time.

How many books has Rita Williams-Garcia written?

Rita Williams-Garcia has written 15 books. 3 books in the Gaither Sisters Series, 9 Standalone Novels, 2 books in the Picture Books, 1 book in the She Persisted Series.

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