The Red Pencil

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Product Details

Price
$8.99  $8.27
Publisher
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Publish Date
Pages
368
Dimensions
5.25 X 1.0 X 7.69 inches | 0.6 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780316247825

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About the Author

Andrea Davis Pinkney is the New York Times bestselling and award-winning author of more than 20 books for children, including Bird in a Box and several collaborations with her husband Brian Pinkney, including Sit -In, Hand in Hand, and Martin & Mahalia. She lives with her family in Brooklyn, NY. Shane W. Evans is the illustrator of many books for young readers, including Underground: Finding the Light to Freedom, which won a Coretta Scott King award, and Nobody Gonna Turn Me Round, which was nominated for an NAACP Image Award. His website is ShaneEvans.com.

Reviews

Praise for The Red Pencil:

* "Pinkney uses deft strokes to create engaging characters through the poetry of their observations and the poignancy of their circumstances... A soulful story that captures the magic of possibility, even in difficult times."--Kirkus Reviews

* "Amira's thoughts and drawings are vividly brought to life through Pinkney's lyrical verse and Evans's lucid line illustrations, which infuse the narrative with emotional intensity.... An essential purchase."
--School Library Journal

* "Pinkney faces war's horrors head on, yet also conveys a sense of hope and promise."

--Publishers Weekly