Snail Mail
Snail Mail
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Snail Mail

Written by Samantha Berger & illustrated by Julia Patton
Published by Running Press Books
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A long, long time ago, before email and texting, the mail was delivered in a much slower way-it was called Snail Mail (because some thought it was delivered by a snail). Although it took much longer, everyone agreed that letters were a little more special when they were delivered by Snail Mail. They might be handwritten. They might include a drawing. They might even contain a surprise inside! One such letter was sent by a Girl to the Boy she loved, and it was up to four special snails to deliver her card across the country. The snails trek across the country-through desert heat and dangerous blizzards, across mountains and plains, through cities and forests-and along the way, they find that taking time to slow down and look around makes the journey all the more beautiful. Snail Mail’s playful and educational story encourages kids to have slow living, and to approach life with determination and wonder. Julia Patton’s rich illustrations showcase America’s diverse terrain and national monuments from coast to coast. Kids and parents alike will delight in this celebration of America’s beauty and the power of a simple handwritten letter.

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Book Details

ISBN
9780762462513
Publication Date
May 1, 2018
Page Count
32
Reading Age
3 - 6 years
ASIN/ISBN 10
0762462515
ATOS® Book Level
4.3
Accelerated Reader® Points
0.5
Accelerated Reader Quiz
503512
Accelerated Reader Interest Level
LG

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