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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.
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: Personal correspondence
Young adult nonfiction
Teen nonfiction
Correspondence
Named Person: Caitlin Alifirenka; Martin Ganda; Caitlin Alifirenka; Martin Ganda; Martin Ganda
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Caitlin Alifirenka; Martin Ganda; Liz Welch
ISBN: 9780316241311 0316241318 9781484481554 1484481550
OCLC Number: 886490467
Awards: Commended for Parents Choice Awards (Fall) (2008-Up) (Nonfiction) 2015
Commended for Cybils (Nonfiction-Young Adult) 2015
Description: 392 pages ; 24 cm
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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