Echo

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Product Details

Price
$39.99
Publisher
Scholastic
Publish Date
Dimensions
5.1 X 5.9 X 1.1 inches | 0.01 pounds
Language
English
Type
Compact Disc
EAN/UPC
9780545788366

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About the Author

Pam Muñoz Ryan is the recipient of the Newbery Honor Medal and the Kirkus Prize for her New York Times bestselling novel, Echo, as well as the NEA's Human and Civil Rights Award and the Virginia Hamilton Literary Award for multicultural literature for her body of work. Her celebrated novels, Echo, Esperanza Rising, The Dreamer, Riding Freedom, Becoming Naomi Léon, and Paint the Wind, have received countless accolades, among them two Pura Belpré Awards, a NAPPA Gold Award, a Jane Addams Children's Book Award, and two Américas Awards. Her acclaimed picture books include Amelia and Eleanor Go for a Ride and When Marian Sang, both illustrated by Brian Selznick, and Tony Baloney, illustrated by Edwin Fotheringham, as well as a beginning reader series featuring Tony Baloney. Ryan lives near San Diego, California, with her family.

Reviews

Awards and Praise for Echo:

Audiofile Magazine Best Audiobook of 2015
School Library Journal Best Audiobook of 2015
2016 Odyssey Honor Audiobook
New York Times Notable Book
Publishers Weekly Best Book
ILA Notable Book for a Global Society
ALA Notable Children's Book

*The story of Otto and the cursed sisters honor timeless and traditional folktales [and] Ryan has created three contemporary characters who, through faith and perseverance, write their own happy endings, inspiring readers to believe they can do the same. --School Library Journal, starred review

*A grand narrative that examines the power of music to inspire beauty in a world overrun with fear and intolerance, it's worth every moment of readers' time. --Kirkus, starred review

*Each individual story is engaging, but together they harmonize to create a thrilling whole. --Publishers Weekly, starred review

A masterpiece. --Christopher Paul Curtis, author of Newbery Medal-winning Bud, Not Buddy

Daring and beautiful. --Linda Sue Park, author of Newbery Medal-winning A Single Shard
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