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Same sun here

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Meena and River have a lot in common: fathers forced to work away from home to make ends meet, grandmothers who mean the world to them, and faithful dogs. But Meena is an Indian immigrant girl living in New York City's Chinatown, while River is a Kentucky coal miner's son. As Meena's family studies for citizenship exams and River's town faces devastating mountaintop removal, this unlikely pair become pen pals, sharing thoughts and, as their camaraderie deepens, discovering common ground in their disparate experiences. With honesty and humor, Meena and River bridge the miles between them, creating a friendship that inspires bravery and defeats cultural misconceptions. Narrated in two voices, each voice distinctly articulated by a separate gifted author, this chronicle of two lives powerfully conveys the great value of being and having a friend and the joys of opening our lives to others who live beneath the same sun.

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Grouped Work ID 6e05a69f-1be6-5046-ab88-0e0ed805f332
Full title same sun here
Author house silas
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-21 23:05:26PM
Last Indexed 2018-05-22 23:39:19PM

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auth_author2 Vaswani, Neela, 1974-
author House, Silas, 1971-
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display_description 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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series Candlewick on BrillianceAudio
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subject_facet Children's audiobooks, East Indian Americans -- Juvenile fiction, Friendship -- Juvenile fiction, Letters -- Juvenile fiction, Pen pals -- Juvenile fiction
title_display Same sun here
title_full Same sun here / Silas House and Neela Vaswani, Same sun here [sound recording] / Silas House and Neela Vaswani
title_short Same sun here
topic_facet Children's audiobooks, East Indian Americans, Friendship, Letters, Pen pals