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When You Reach Me -
When You Reach Me
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Four mysterious letters change Miranda’s world forever.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, like the local grocery store, and they know whom to avoid, like the crazy guy on the corner.But things... show more
Four mysterious letters change Miranda’s world forever.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, like the local grocery store, and they know whom to avoid, like the crazy guy on the corner.But things start to unravel. Sal gets punched by a new kid 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 Miranda finds a mysterious note scrawled on a tiny slip of paper: I am coming to save your friend’s life, and my own. I must ask two favors. First, you must write me a letter.The notes keep coming, and Miranda slowly realizes that whoever is leaving them knows all about her, including things that have not even happened yet. Each message brings her closer to believing that only she can prevent a tragic death. Until the...
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Format: Textbook
ASIN: 9780385737425
Publisher: Random House Children's Books
Edition language: English
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Suzanne Reads
Suzanne Reads rated it
4.0 When You Reach Me
How could I not enjoy a book that references one of my favorites, A Wrinkle in Time??? I'm not sure this one will become quite the classic, but it was definitely a very good book.(I'm on a bit of a Newbery kick at the moment, I have another to post and am reading yet another...)
NTE
NTE rated it
5.0 When You Reach Me
First - I've marked this as both middle grade and YA fiction, bc I can't really decide where to place it: the main character is 12, but some of the concepts might be a little bit advanced for some middle grade readers (Did you also happen to notice that I shelved it on "books I am too dumb for? So ...
Scott Reads It!
Scott Reads It! rated it
2.0 When You Reach Me
Seen at City of Books When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead is the second book I have read by Rebecca Stead. The first was Liar & Spy which was my impetus for reading When You Reach Me. When You Reach Me is a science-fiction contemporary mystery unlike Liar & Spy. When You Reach Me is the story o...
Shortie Says
Shortie Says rated it
5.0 When You Reach Me
I wasn't sure I would enjoy this one, since It was a book I picked out for a lit class, but I ended up Loving it! It had a great story line. And time travel has got to be a hard concept to capture, and Rebecca did it awesomely.
Author Beth Revis
Author Beth Revis rated it
0.0 When You Reach Me
This book reads like a love poem to Madeline L'Engle's A WRINKLE IN TIME--and since I loved that book, I couldn't help but appreciate this one. Tesser well, friends.
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