I will always write back: how one letter changed two lives

Book Cover
Average Rating
5 star
 
(1)
4 star
 
(1)
3 star
 
(0)
2 star
 
(0)
1 star
 
(0)
Publisher:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Pub. Date:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Language:
English
Description
The New York Times bestselling true story of an all-American girl and a boy from 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. Martin was lucky to even receive a pen-pal letter. There were only ten letters, and fifty 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 their long-distance exchange. Their story will inspire you to look beyond your own life and wonder about the world at large and your place in it.
Also in This Series
More Like This
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID f36bf260-2904-6fa6-db8b-4651e1233388
Grouping Title i will always write back how one letter changed two lives
Grouping Author alifirenka caitlin
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-09-19 23:18:15PM
Last Indexed 2018-09-20 00:25:33AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level MG
accelerated_reader_point_value 13
accelerated_reader_reading_level 5.6
auth_author2 Bauer, Emily,, Ganda, Martin,, Ganda, Martin., Iwaju, Chukwudi,, Welch, Liz, 1969-
author Alifirenka, Caitlin,
author2-role Bauer, Emily,narrator., Blackstone Audio, Inc,publisher., Findaway World, LLC., Ganda, Martin,author., Ganda, Martin., Hachette Audio (Firm)., Iwaju, Chukwudi,narrator., Playaway Digital Audio., Welch, Liz,1969-, Welch, Liz,1969-author.
author_display Alifirenka, Caitlin
available_at_catalog Bellevue, Bellevue Kids, Edmondson Pike, Edmondson Pike Kids, Goodlettsville, Green Hills, Green Hills Kids, Hadley Park, Looby, Main Kids, Main Library, Southeast, Thompson Lane
collection_catalog Audiobook, Non-Fiction
detailed_location_catalog Bellevue - Kids Audiobook, Bordeaux - Kids Non-Fiction, Edmondson Pike - Kids Audiobook, Goodlettsville - Kids Audiobook, Green Hills - Kids Audiobook, Green Hills - Kids Non-Fiction, Hadley Park - Kids Audiobook, Looby - Kids Audiobook, Main Library - Kids Audiobook, Main Library - Kids Non-Fiction, Southeast - Kids Audiobook, Southeast - Kids Non-Fiction, Thompson Lane - Kids Audiobook
display_description "The true story of an all-American girl and a boy from Zimbabwe and the letter that changed both of their lives forever."--Provided by publisher.
format_catalog Book, CD audio book, Playaway, eAudiobook
format_category_catalog Audio Books, Books, eBook
id f36bf260-2904-6fa6-db8b-4651e1233388
isbn 9780316241311, 9780316241335, 9781478986782, 9781478986799, 9781478986805, 9781478986812
item_details ils:CARL0000458242|35192047422351|Bordeaux - Kids Non-Fiction|j305.235 A399i|||1|false|false|||||Checked Out||BX||, ils:CARL0000458242|35192047422377|Green Hills - Kids Non-Fiction|j305.235 A399i|||1|false|false|||||Checked Out||GH||, ils:CARL0000458242|35192047422385|Main Library - Kids Non-Fiction|j305.235 A399i|||1|false|false|||||Checked Out||MN||, ils:CARL0000458242|35192047422393|Southeast - Kids Non-Fiction|j305.235 A399i|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||SE||, ils:CARL0000458242|A02025636|McGavock High - Teen Non-Fiction|305.23 ALI|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||6D532||, ils:CARL0000458242|A02114665|Creswell Arts Middle - Teen Fiction|F ALI|||1|false|false|||||Checked Out||4W783||, ils:CARL0000458242|A02120791|Overton High - Teen Non-Fiction|305.23 ALI|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||6F615||, ils:CARL0000458242|B00752759|Harris Hillman - Teen Non-Fiction|305.23 ALI|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||65397||, ils:CARL0000458242|FF00097191|Cane Ridge High - Teen Non-Fiction|305.23 ALI|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||61182||, ils:CARL0000458242|QQ00190871|Pearl-Cohn High - Teen Non-Fiction|305.23 ALI|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||6G632||, ils:CARL0000458242|QQ00190874|Antioch High - Teen Non-Fiction|305.23 ALI|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||60110||, ils:CARL0000458242|QQ00190908|MLK Jr. Magnet - Teen Non-Fiction|305.23 ALI|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||6C497||, ils:CARL0000458242|QQ00190913|McGavock High - Teen Non-Fiction|305.23 ALI|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||6D532||, ils:CARL0000458242|QQ00191376|Glencliff High - Teen Non-Fiction|305.23 ALI|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||64325||, ils:CARL0000458242|QQ00191407|Hillwood High - Teen Non-Fiction|305.23 ALI|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||67440||, ils:CARL0000458242|QQ00191423|Hunter's Lane High - Teen Non-Fiction|305.23 ALI|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||6A452||, ils:CARL0000458242|QQ00191431|Whites Creek High - Teen Non-Fiction|305.23 ALI|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||6I787||, ils:CARL0000458242|QQ00206875|Hume-Fogg High Magnet - Teen Non-Fiction|305.23 ALI|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||69450||, ils:CARL0000458242|QQ00209073|Antioch Middle - Teen Non-Fiction|305.23 ALI|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||41111||, ils:CARL0000458242|QQ00209125|Stratford High - Teen Non-Fiction|305.23 ALI|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||6H705||, ils:CARL0000458242|QQ00209252|Litton Middle - Teen Non-Fiction|305.23 ALI|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||4I510||, ils:CARL0000458242|QQ00209304|McKissack Middle - Teen Non-Fiction|305.23 ALI|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||4J535||, ils:CARL0000458242|QQ00209411|Two Rivers Middle - Teen Non-Fiction|305.23 ALI|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||4U730||, ils:CARL0000458242|QQ00209453|West End Middle - Teen Non-Fiction|305.23 ALI|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||4V770||, ils:CARL0000458242|QQ00209651|Apollo Middle - Teen Non-Fiction|305.23 ALI|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||4P577||, ils:CARL0000458242|QQ00209717|Dupont Tyler Middle - Teen Non-Fiction|305.23 ALI|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||48275||, ils:CARL0000458242|QQ00209756|Oliver Middle - Teen Non-Fiction|305.23 ALI|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||4S612||, ils:CARL0000458242|QQ00209952|J F Kennedy Middle - Teen Non-Fiction|305.23 ALI|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||4H498||, ils:CARL0000458242|QQ00210023|Head Middle Magnet - Teen Non-Fiction|305.23 Ali|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||4E410||, ils:CARL0000458242|QQ00212246|Jere Baxter Middle - Teen Non-Fiction|305.23 ALI|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||43120||, ils:CARL0000458242|QQ00212306|Joelton Middle - Teen Non-Fiction|305.23 ALI|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||4G470||, ils:CARL0000458242|QQ00212726|Donelson Middle - Teen Non-Fiction|305.23 ALI|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||46260||, ils:CARL0000458242|QQ00212741|McMurray Middle - Teen Non-Fiction|305.23 ALI|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||4K540||, ils:CARL0000458242|QQ00213224|Bellevue Middle - Teen Non-Fiction|305.23 ALI|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||44130||, ils:CARL0000458242|QQ00213254|J.T. Moore Middle - Teen Non-Fiction|305.23 ALI|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||4O563||, ils:CARL0000460675|35192047594795|Edmondson Pike - Kids Audiobook|jCD AUDIO 305.235 A399i|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||EP||, ils:CARL0000460675|35192047594803|Green Hills - Kids Audiobook|jCD AUDIO 305.235 A399i|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||GH||, ils:CARL0000460675|35192047594811|Main Library - Kids Audiobook|jCD AUDIO 305.235 A399i|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||MN||, ils:CARL0000463547|35192047514330|Green Hills - Kids Audiobook|PLAYAWAY j305.235 A399i|||1|false|false|||||Checked Out||GH||, ils:CARL0000463547|35192047514348|Goodlettsville - Kids Audiobook|PLAYAWAY j305.235 A399i|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||GO||, ils:CARL0000463547|35192047514355|Southeast - Kids Audiobook|PLAYAWAY j305.235 A399i|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||SE||, ils:CARL0000463547|35192047514363|Bellevue - Kids Audiobook|PLAYAWAY j305.235 A399i|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||BL||, ils:CARL0000463547|35192048185288|Hadley Park - Kids Audiobook|PLAYAWAY j305.235 A399i|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||HP||, ils:CARL0000463547|35192048185296|Looby - Kids Audiobook|PLAYAWAY j305.235 A399i|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||LO||, ils:CARL0000463547|35192048185304|Main Library - Kids Audiobook|PLAYAWAY j305.235 A399i|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||MN||, ils:CARL0000463547|35192048185312|Thompson Lane - Kids Audiobook|PLAYAWAY j305.235 A399i|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||TL||, ils:CARL0000679106|QQ00251464|Hillsboro High - Teen Non-Fiction|305.23 ALI|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||66435||, overdrive:95442d59-73cf-477d-8002-60af71cfd129|-1|Online OverDrive Collection|Online OverDrive|eAudiobook|Audio Books|1|false|true|OverDrive|||OverDrive MP3 Audiobook,OverDrive Listen|Available Online||||
itype_catalog , Book, CD audio book, Playaway
last_indexed 2018-09-20T05:25:33.904Z
lexile_score 790
literary_form Non Fiction
literary_form_full Non Fiction
local_callnumber_catalog PLAYAWAY j305.235 A399i, j305.235 A399i, jCD AUDIO 305.235 A399i
owning_library_catalog Nashville Public Library
owning_location_catalog Bellevue, Bellevue Kids, Bordeaux, Edmondson Pike, Edmondson Pike Kids, Goodlettsville, Green Hills, Green Hills Kids, Hadley Park, Looby, Main Kids, Main Library, Southeast, Thompson Lane
primary_isbn 9780316241311
publishDate 2015, 2016
record_details ils:CARL0000458242|Book|Books|First edition.|English|Little, Brown and Company,|2015.|392 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm., ils:CARL0000460675|CD audio book|Audio Books|Unabridged.|English|Blackstone Audio, Inc. ;|[2015]|7 audio discs (9 hr.) : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in., ils:CARL0000463547|Playaway|Audio Books||English||2015|1 audio media player (9 hr.) : digital, HD audio ; 3 3/8 x 2 1/8 in., ils:CARL0000679106|Book|Books|First paperback edition.|English|Little, Brown and Company,|2016.|396 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm, overdrive:95442d59-73cf-477d-8002-60af71cfd129|eAudiobook|Audio Books||English|Blackstone Audio, Inc.|2015|
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_catalog
Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
ils:CARL0000460675 35192047594795 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:CARL0000460675 35192047594811 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:CARL0000460675 35192047594803 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:CARL0000463547 35192048185296 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:CARL0000463547 35192048185288 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:CARL0000463547 35192047514330 Checked Out Checked Out false false true false false true
ils:CARL0000463547 35192048185304 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:CARL0000463547 35192047514355 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:CARL0000463547 35192048185312 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:CARL0000463547 35192047514363 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:CARL0000463547 35192047514348 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:CARL0000458242 35192047422351 Checked Out Checked Out false false true false false true
ils:CARL0000458242 35192047422393 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:CARL0000458242 35192047422377 Checked Out Checked Out false false true false false true
ils:CARL0000458242 35192047422385 Checked Out Checked Out false false true false false true
overdrive:95442d59-73cf-477d-8002-60af71cfd129 -1 Available Online Available Online false true true false false false
subject_facet Alifirenka, Caitlin -- Correspondence, Alifirenka, Caitlin -- Correspondence -- Juvenile literature, Audiobooks, Friendship, Ganda, Martin -- Correspondence, Ganda, Martin -- Correspondence -- Juvenile literature, Pen pals -- Juvenile literature, Pen pals -- United States, Pen pals -- Zimbabwe, Teenagers -- United States -- Social conditions, Teenagers -- Zimbabwe -- Social conditions
title_display I will always write back : how one letter changed two lives
title_full I Will Always Write Back How One Letter Changed Two Lives, I will always write back : how one letter changed two lives / Caitlin Alifirenka & Martin Ganda with Liz Welch, I will always write back : how one letter changed two lives / by Caitlin Alifirenka and Martin Ganda ; with Liz Welch, I will always write back [sound recording] : how one letter changed two lives / by Caitlin Alifirenka and Martin Ganda ; with Liz Welch
title_short I will always write back :
title_sub how one letter changed two lives
topic_facet Alifirenka, Caitlin, Audiobooks, Biography & Autobiography, Friendship, Ganda, Martin, Pen pals, Social conditions, Sociology, Teenagers, Young Adult Nonfiction