Source:Atheneum Books for Young Readers, Volume 1st, New York, p.183 (2009)
Call Number:Cubb Curr PS3553 .L3957 E98 2009
Keywords:Afghanistan--Fiction, Afghanistan--Juvenile fiction, Families--Afghanistan--Juvenile fiction, Families--Illinois--Juvenile fiction, Family life--Afghanistan--Fiction, Family life--Illinois--Fiction, Illinois--Fiction, Illinois--Juvenile fiction, Letters--Fiction, Letters--Juvenile fiction, Notable Children's Trade Book/Social Studies 2010, Pen pals--Fiction, Pen pals--Juvenile fiction
Summary: As letters flow back and forth--between the prairies of Illinois and the mountains of Afghanistan, across cultural and religious divides--sixth-grader Abby, ten-year-old Amira, and eleven-year-old Sadeed begin to speak and listen to each other.
Lexile measure 830; Ages 8-12; Book level 5.3