I Will Always Write Back by Caitlin Alifirenka audiobook

I Will Always Write Back: How One Letter Changed Two Lives

By Caitlin Alifirenka and Martin Ganda , with Liz Welch
Read by Chukwudi Iwuji and Emily Bauer

Little, Brown Young Readers
8.77 Hours Unabridged
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    ISBN: 9781478986812

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The true story of an all-American girl and a boy from an impoverished city in Zimbabwe and the letter that changed both of their lives forever It started as an assignment. Everyone in Caitlin's class wrote to an unknown student somewhere in a distant place. All the other kids picked countries like France or Germany, but when Caitlin saw Zimbabwe written on the board, it sounded like the most exotic place she had ever heard of—so she chose it. Martin was lucky to even receive a pen pal letter. There were only ten letters, and forty kids in his class. But he was the top student, so he got the first one. That letter was the beginning of a correspondence that spanned six years and changed two lives. In this compelling dual memoir, Caitlin and Martin recount how they became best friends—and better people—through letters. Their story will inspire readers to look beyond their own lives and wonder about the world at large and their place in it.

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Summary

Summary

The true story of an all-American girl and a boy from an impoverished city in Zimbabwe and the letter that changed both of their lives forever

It started as an assignment. Everyone in Caitlin's class wrote to an unknown student somewhere in a distant place. All the other kids picked countries like France or Germany, but when Caitlin saw Zimbabwe written on the board, it sounded like the most exotic place she had ever heard of—so she chose it.

Martin was lucky to even receive a pen pal letter. There were only ten letters, and forty kids in his class. But he was the top student, so he got the first one.

That letter was the beginning of a correspondence that spanned six years and changed two lives.

In this compelling dual memoir, Caitlin and Martin recount how they became best friends—and better people—through letters. Their story will inspire readers to look beyond their own lives and wonder about the world at large and their place in it.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“This compelling story of an unlikely friendship across continents will quiet your inner skeptic and inspire you to take a chance. Moving and uplifting.” Peter Godwin, award-winning author and journalist

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Author

Author Bio: Caitlin Alifirenka

Author Bio: Caitlin Alifirenka

Caitlin Alifirenka and Martin Ganda met as pen pals in 1997 and are still best friends today.

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Author Bio: Martin Ganda

Author Bio: Martin Ganda

Martin Ganda and Caitlin Alifirenka met as pen pals in 1997 and are still best friends today.

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Available Formats : CD
Category: Nonfiction
Runtime: 8.77
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English