Title Profile & Character Information

Extra Credit

Annotation
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.

Awards
2010  Christopher Book Awards

Characters
NameCarson, Abby
GenderGirl
OccupationStudent

NameSadeed
GenderBoy
OccupationStudent

GenreFiction
Juvenile
TopicsPen pals
School
Emotions
Tradition
Siblings
SettingIllinois
Afghanistan