Wednesday, June 6, 2012
33. Same Sun Here - Silas House & Neela Vaswani
for: Middle Grades
Rating: Very Good/4
1st Line/s: "Dear River, I cannot tell from your name if you are a boy or a girl so I will just write to you like you are a human being."
Setting: Late 2008 through 2009 NYC and the mountains of Kentucky
OSS: Meena, an Indian immigrant girl and River, a Kentucky coal miner's son, become penpals and best friends as they share their lives, their problems, and the love of their families with each other.