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Stone, Nic

Summary: Writing letters to the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., seventeen-year-old college-bound Justyce McAllister struggles to face the reality of race relations today and how they are shaping him.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Consider This, Call number: YA FIC STO

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC STO

Scanlon, Elizabeth Garton

Summary: In a series of letters a student laments the absence of her teacher and daily routine, but she soon realizes there are benefits to mixing things up, and that perhaps having a substitue teacher is not so bad afterall.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney/HYPERION 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE VER

Lowry, Mary Pauline

Summary: "Meet Roxy. She's a sometimes vegan, always broke artist with a heart the size of Texas and an ex living in her spare bedroom. Her life is messy, but with the help of a few good friends and by the grace of the goddess Venus she'll discover that good sex, true love, and her life's purpose are all closer than she realizes. Bridget Jones penned a diary; Roxy writes letters. Specifically: she...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2020

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LOW

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LOW

Inches, Alison

Summary: Corduroy shows Lisa that writing letters to express your opinion can make a difference.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2018

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Underwood, Deborah

Summary: When Jupiter notices a planet circling a far star, he enlists the other planets in our solar system to send a letter, but soon there is a disagreement on which, exactly, is the exoplanet.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2021

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Cummings, Troy

Summary: A dog looking for a home sends letters to prospective owners on Butternut Street, with surprising results.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E CUM

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE CUM

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE CUM

Funk, Josh

Summary: As a school project, George and Blaise become pen pals, writing rhyming letters about their favorite things to do, unaware that one is human and the other a dragon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking, Penguin Young Readers Group 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E FUN

Blackall, Sophie

Summary: In this picture book, a boy writes a letter to an imagined alien, explaining all the things he will need to know about Earth and the people who live here--and adding a postscript asking what the alien might look like.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE BLA

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE BLA

James, Simon

Summary: A young girl and her teacher correspond about the whale she has discovered in her pond.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin Paperbacks 1996

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE JAM

Thoms, Susan Collins.

1 hold on 5 copies

Summary: On each of the twelve days during her Christmas visit with her cousin Will, Katie writes home describing the history, geography, animals, and interesting sites of Michigan that she has explored. Uses the cumulative pattern of the traditional carol to present amusing state trivia at the end of each letter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Holidays - Christmas, Call number: JE THO

Hest, Amy.

Summary: In a series of letters to her new dog, fourth-grader Annie Rossi relates her daily exploits and remembers her mother.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2012

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC HES

James, Helen Foster

Summary: A grandmother shares her adventures and special memories with her grandchild through a series of letters written while she is traveling the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE JAM

Whitman, Sylvia

Summary: When a nonprofit organization called Save the Girls pairs a fourteen-year-old Sudanese refugee with an American teenager from Richmond, Virginia, the pen pals teach each other compassion and share a bond that bridges two continents.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2013

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC WHI

Stone, Nic

Summary: "Vernell Laquan Banks and Justyce McAllister grew up a block apart in the Southwest Atlanta neighborhood of Wynwood Heights. Years later, though, Justyce walks the illustrious halls of Yale University . . . and Quan sits behind bars at the Fulton Regional Youth Detention Center. Through a series of flashbacks, vignettes, and letters to Justyce -- the protagonist of Dear Martin -- Quan's story...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: PA FIC STO

Tonatiuh, Duncan

Summary: Two cousins, one in Mexico and one in New York City, write to each other and learn that even though their daily lives differ, at heart the boys are very similar.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 2010

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Butler, Dori Hillestad

Summary: Through a series of letters, snobby cat Simon and good-natured dog Baxter team up--sort of-- to find Andy's missing school pet Louie, the leopard gecko.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE BUT

McDonald, Megan

Summary: Incredible shrinking kid: The shortest kid in the second grade, James Moody, also known as Stink, learns about the shortest president of the United States, James Madison, when they celebrate Presidents' Day at school and discovers candy companies will send him free samples if he writes letters to them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED MCD

Klise, Kate

Summary: When Appleton Elementary's new school board president, Ivana Beprawpa, uses her position to line her own pockets, student sleuths Sara and May, supported by passionate librarian Rita B. Danjerous, seek the truth. Told through letters, memos, and text messages.--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Young Readers, an imprint of Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2020

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC KLI

Jules, Jacqueline

Summary: Sofia is making a family time capsule, filled with pictures and mementos from their lives, to be opened in fifteen years, and Abuela contributes letters to each of her grandchildren--but Sofia is so consumed with curiosity that she decides to sneak a peak at what her letter says.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books, a Capstone imprint 2017

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Wellington, Monica

Summary: "A young dancer writes a letter to a ballerina she admires"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E WEL

Bliss, Bryan

Summary: "Toby and Luke are best friends, bound by a goal of leaving their hometown for Luke's wrestling scholarship, but a series of events during their senior year will test their resolve"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC BLI

Klise, Kate.

Summary: In this story told mostly through letters, Noah Breth's feuding children come to Ghastly, Illinois, to follow a trail of limericks to their inheritance, while Seymour tries to convince Iggy and Olive to let him keep Mr. Breth's dog.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC KLI

Clements, Andrew

Summary: As letters flow back and forth--between the prairies of Illinois and the mountains of Afghanistan, across cultural and religious divides--sixth-grader Abby, ten-year-old Amira, and eleven-year-old Sadeed begin to speak and listen to each other.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC CLE

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: JFIC CLE

Stein, David Ezra.

Summary: This is my letter I wrote to Grandmouse because I miss her. She went back to the country and I'm in the city. Mama said why don't I write her a letter, so I did.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2012

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile book on CD, Call number: JE CD Fiction Stein 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Multi-Media Kits, Call number: KIT J ORANGE LOV

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