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.
A New York Times Bestseller and Notable Book
Five Starred Reviews
A 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
Author: Rebecca Stead
Publisher: Yearling Books
Binding Type: Paperback
Size: 7.60h x 5.10w x 0.70d
Audience: Ages 9-12
Reading Level: 4.5
Point Value: 6
Interest Level: Middle Grade
Quiz #/Name: 131144 / When You Reach Me
About the Author
REBECCA STEAD is the author of When You Reach Me, which was a New York Times bestseller and winner of the Newbery Medal and the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for Fiction, and Liar & Spy, which was also a New York Times bestseller, won the Guardian Prize for Children's Fiction, and was on multiple state master lists and best of the year lists. Her most recent book, Goodbye Stranger, was a Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Book for Fiction and a New York Times bestseller. She is also the author of First Light, which was nominated for many state awards. She lives in New York City with her family. Visit her online at rebeccasteadbooks.com.