One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia.
With lyrical prose that flows and jives, Williams-Garcia shows the strength and heartache of Delphine and her two little sisters sent to spend a summer month with the mother who abandoned them. The tension from the family dynamic is echoed in the tension of times, with the girls spending their days at a Black Panther summer camp. For all of the hardships, this book still manages to be upbeat. This beautiful read set in a rarely written about time and place is one to read along with your young reader.