The Red Pencil

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By Andrea Davis Pinkney
Publisher Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
The Red Pencil
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The powerful story of one girls triumphant journey, inspired by true tales of life in Sudan now in paperback. Life in Amiras 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.

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20018 words20,018 words
368 pages368 pages
Lexile HL620LLexile HL620L
Grade 6 to 8Grade 6 to 8
Age 11-13Age 11-13
Published 2015Published 2015

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Book ISBN:

0316247820

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