The Red Pencil

byAndrea Davis PinkneyIllustratorShane W. Evans

November 3, 2015|
The Red Pencil by Andrea Davis Pinkney
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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.
Andrea Davis Pinkney is the New York Times bestselling and award-winning author of more than 20 books for children, including Bird in a Box and several collaborations with her husband Brian Pinkney, including Sit -In, Hand in Hand,and Martin & Mahalia. She lives with her family in Brooklyn, NY.Shane W. Evans is the illustrator of many ...
Title:The Red Pencil
Product dimensions:368 pages, 7.75 X 5.25 X 1 in
Shipping dimensions:368 pages, 7.75 X 5.25 X 1 in
Published:November 3, 2015
Publisher:Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Appropriate for ages:9
ISBN - 13:9780316247825

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