The Red Pencil

Paperback | November 3, 2015

byAndrea Davis PinkneyIllustratorShane W. Evans

not yet rated|write a review

The powerful story of one girl's triumphant journey, inspired by true tales of life in Sudan -- now in paperback.Life in Amira's peaceful Sudanese village is shattered when Janjaweed attackers arrive, unleashing unspeakable horrors. After losing nearly everything, Amira needs to find the strength to make the long journey on foot to safety at a refugee camp. She begins to lose hope, until the gift of a simple red pencil opens her mind -- and all kinds of possibilities.

Pricing and Purchase Info

$10.51

In stock online
Ships free on orders over $25
Prices may vary. why?
Please call ahead to confirm inventory.

From the Publisher

The powerful story of one girl's triumphant journey, inspired by true tales of life in Sudan -- now in paperback.Life in Amira's peaceful Sudanese village is shattered when Janjaweed attackers arrive, unleashing unspeakable horrors. After losing nearly everything, Amira needs to find the strength to make the long journey on foot to saf...

Andrea Davis Pinkneyis the bestselling and award-winning author of many books for children, includingBird in a Box,Sit -In,Hand in Hand, andMartin & Mahalia.Shane W. Evansis the illustrator of many books for young readers, including the Coretta Scott King award winnerUnderground: Finding the Light to Freedom.

other books by Andrea Davis Pinkney

A Poem For Peter: The Story Of Ezra Jack Keats And The Creation Of The Snowy Day
A Poem For Peter: The Story Of Ezra Jack Keats And The ...

Hardcover|Nov 1 2016

$22.24 online$24.99list price(save 11%)
Sit-in: How Four Friends Stood Up By Sitting Down
Sit-in: How Four Friends Stood Up By Sitting Down

Picture Books|Feb 3 2010

$20.89 online$23.49list price(save 11%)
Pretty Brown Face: Family Celebration Board Books
Pretty Brown Face: Family Celebration Board Books

Board Book|Feb 1 2001

$9.93 online$9.95list price
see all books by Andrea Davis Pinkney
Format:PaperbackDimensions:368 pages, 7.75 × 5.25 × 1 inPublished:November 3, 2015Publisher:Little, Brown Books for Young ReadersLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0316247820

ISBN - 13:9780316247825

Customer Reviews of The Red Pencil

Reviews

Extra Content

Editorial Reviews

* "Amira's thoughts and drawings are vividly brought to life through Pinkney's lyrical verse and Evans's lucid line illustrations, which infuse the narrative with emotional intensity.... An essential purchase."
-School Library Journal