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I will always write back : how one letter changed two lives

Author: Caitlin Alifirenka; Martin Ganda; Liz Welch
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2015.
Series: Rhode Island Middle School Book Award Nominee 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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It started as an assignment. Everyone in Caitlin's class wrote to an unknown student somewhere in a distant place. All the other kids picked countries like France or Germany, but when Caitlin saw Zimbabwe written on the board, it sounded like the most exotic place she had ever heard of -- so she chose it. Martin was lucky to even receive a pen pal letter. There were only ten letters, and forty kids in his class. But  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Young adult nonfiction
Teen nonfiction
Personal correspondence
Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Named Person: Caitlin Alifirenka; Martin Ganda; Martin Ganda; Caitlin Alifirenka; Martin Ganda
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Caitlin Alifirenka; Martin Ganda; Liz Welch
ISBN: 9780316241311 0316241318 9781484481554 1484481550 9780316241335 0316241334
OCLC Number: 886490467
Awards: South Dakota Teen Choice Book Award (Middle School), 2017-2018
Description: 392 pages ; 24 cm
Series Title: Rhode Island Middle School Book Award Nominee 2018.
Responsibility: Caitlin Alifirenka & Martin Ganda ; with Liz Welch.

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The inspiring story of a 12-year-old American girl and a boy from Zimbabwe who change each other's lives when her letter for her class's pen-pal project finds its way to him.  Read more...

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"This compelling story of an unlikely friendship across continents will quiet your inner skeptic and inspire you to take a chance. Moving and uplifting."--Award-winning author and journalist Peter Read more...

 
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