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The Resource When You Reach Me

When You Reach Me

Label
When You Reach Me
Title
When You Reach Me
Statement of responsibility
Rebecca Stead
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Like A Wrinkle in Time (Miranda's favorite book), When You Reach Me far surpasses the usual whodunit or sci-fi adventure to become an incandescent exploration of 'life, death, and the beauty of it all.'" —The Washington Post This Newbery Medal winner that has been called "smart and mesmerizing," (The New York Times) and "superb" (The Wall Street Journal) will appeal to readers of all types, especially those who are looking for a thought-provoking mystery with a mind-blowing twist. Shortly after a fall-out with her best friend, sixth grader Miranda starts receiving mysterious notes, and she doesn't know what to do. The notes tell her that she must write a letter—a true story, and that she can't share her mission with anyone. It would be easy to ignore the strange messages, except that whoever is leaving them has an uncanny ability to predict the future. If that is the case, then Miranda has a big problem—because the notes tell her that someone is going to die, and she might be too late to stop it. Winner of the Boston Globe–Horn Book Award for Fiction A New York Times Bestseller and Notable BookFive Starred ReviewsA Junior Library Guild Selection "Absorbing." —People"Readers ... are likely to find themselves chewing over the details of this superb and intricate tale long afterward." —The Wall Street Journal "Lovely and almost impossibly clever." —The Philadelphia Inquirer "It's easy to imagine readers studying Miranda's story as many times as she's read L'Engle's, and spending hours pondering the provocative questions it raises." —Publishers Weekly, Starred review
Summary
As her mother prepares to be a contestant on the 1980s television game show, "The $20,000 Pyramid," a twelve-year-old New York City girl tries to make sense of a series of mysterious notes received from an anonymous source that seems to defy the laws of time and space
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2010
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2009
  • Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for Fiction and Poetry, 2010.
  • Indies' Choice Book Awards, Middle Reader, 2010.
  • International Reading Association Children's Book Award for Young Adult Fiction, 2010.
  • Massachusetts Children's Book Award, 2012.
  • Newbery Medal, 2010.
  • School Library Journal Best Books: 2009
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2010
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 2009.
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325034
Cataloging source
DLC
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Stead, Rebecca
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
750
Literary form
fiction
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  • 5
  • 8
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Juvenile Fiction
  • Mystery
  • Historical Fiction
Target audience
juvenile
Label
When You Reach Me
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:05d4311a-4cda-4866-9138-cba6c736ee61
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780375892691
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
When You Reach Me
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:05d4311a-4cda-4866-9138-cba6c736ee61
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780375892691
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

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      175 Monmouth Street, Independence, OR, 97351, US
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