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When You Reach Me - Rebecca Stead
When You Reach Me
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This remarkable novel holds a fantastic puzzle at its heart. By sixth grade, Miranda and her best friend, Sal, know how to navigate their New York City neighborhood. They know where it's safe to go, and they know who to avoid. Like the crazy guy on the corner.But things start to unravel. Sal gets... show more
This remarkable novel holds a fantastic puzzle at its heart. By sixth grade, Miranda and her best friend, Sal, know how to navigate their New York City neighborhood. They know where it's safe to go, and they know who to avoid. Like the crazy guy on the corner.But things start to unravel. Sal gets punched by a kid on the street for what seems like no reason, and he shuts Miranda out of his life. The apartment key that Miranda's mom keeps hidden for emergencies is stolen. And then a mysterious note arrives, scrawled on a tiny slip of paper. The notes keep coming, and Miranda slowly realizes that whoever is leaving them knows things no one should know. Each message brings her closer to believing that only she can prevent a tragic death. Until the final note makes her think she's too late.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780375850868 (0375850864)
ASIN: 0375850864
Publisher: Yearling
Pages no: 208
Edition language: English
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A Man With An Agenda
A Man With An Agenda rated it
5.0 When You Reach Me
A sad and sweet story, pumped full of 1970s New York and pop culture nostalgia, A Wrinkle in Time, and the trials of adolescent friendship. Judy Blume, with time travel.
EpicFehlReader
EpicFehlReader rated it
3.0 When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead
By sixth grade, Miranda and her best friend, Sal, know how to navigate their New York City neighborhood. They know where it's safe to go, and they know who to avoid. Like the crazy guy on the corner. But things start to unravel. Sal gets punched by a kid on the street for what seems like no reason, ...
The Girl Who'll Read Anything
The Girl Who'll Read Anything rated it
4.0
To be honest, I didn't get my hopes up before I actually read this book. But as I breezed through it, I was actually starting to like it. Especially when time travel was on the table, Rebecca Stead, you caught me! I've always been fascinated by the idea of time travel and Rebecca mixed it with innoc...
YA Fanatic
YA Fanatic rated it
3.0 When You Reach Me (Stead, Rebecca)
An interesting story that takes place in the 80's. Twelve year old Miranda lives in NYC with her mom. The story starts off with her mom getting mail stating she's won a spot on the $20,000 pyramid game show. But then Miranda starts getting strange letters from a mysterious person. Hence starting a ...
Bambbles Rambles
Bambbles Rambles rated it
3.0 Just Finished Reactions: When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead
An interesting book about a girl living in the seventies. It's really about her relationship with people in her life. There is also a time-travel side path that is interesting. I think reading this book as a third grader (right after I read A Wrinkle In Time) I would have loved this. Reading it now,...
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