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Same Sun Here

Written by Silas House and Neela Vaswani & illustrated by Hilary Schenker
Published by Candlewick Press
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A twelve-year-old Indian immigrant in New York City and a Kentucky coal miner’s son become pen pals, and eventually best friends, through a series of revealing letters exploring such topics as environmental activism, immigration, and racism.

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Silas House

Silas House is the nationally best-selling author of Eli the Good as well as the award-winning novels Clay’s Quilt, A Parchment of Leaves, and The Coal Tattoo. He is an associate professor at Berea College and lives in eastern Kentucky.

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Neela Vaswani

Neela Vaswani is the co-author (with Silas House) of the middle-grade novel Same Sun Here and the author of You Have Given Me a Country and Where the Long Grass Bends. Her work has received an American Book Gold Award, an O. Henry Prize, and a ForeWord Reviews Book of the Year Award. A teacher at Spalding University’s MFA in Writing program and founder of the Storylines Project with the New York Public Library, Neela Vaswani lives in New York City

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780763656843
Publication Date:
January 1, 2012
Library of Congress Number (LCCN):
2010048223
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0763656844
Lexile:
890L
Accelerated Reader Points:
9.0
Accelerated Reader Quiz:
150734
ATOS Book Level:
5.2
Accelerated Reader Interest Level:
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