When Abby is assigned a pen pal for extra credit, she leaps at the opportunity to write to someone in a country with mountains, a place as different as possible from the Illinois farmland surrounding her own home. When she finds out something she's not supposed to know, Abby discovers just how many things can stand in the way when you reach out to someone new. Black-and-white pencil drawings. Winner of the 2010 Christopher Award.
Extra CreditBook Verdict
ISBN: 9781416949299 Format: Print Book Edition: - Publisher: Atheneum Page Count: 160 Trim Size: 5 1/2" x 8 1/4" Dewey Classification: F Accelerated Reader: Level: 5.3, Points: 5 Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 5.4, Points: 8 Lexile: Level: 830L Awards & Honors: 2010 Christopher Award Winner, Ages 10-12; IRA Children's Choices 2010, Advanced Readers; NCSS Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People 2010, Social Interactions/Relationships; Booklinks Lasting Connections 2009 Genre: Fiction.
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