The Red Pencil Summary
Andrea Davis Pinkney

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The Red Pencil Summary

“The Red Pencil” is a young adult novel by Andrea Davis Pinkney which recounts nearly ten months in the life of a 12-year-old Sudanese girl named Amira, from September 2003 to April 2004, as her village is destroyed in war and as she seeks to rise above hopelessness to attend school. When the novel begins, Amira has just turned 12, and is very hopeful and content. She has loving parents –her father, Dando, and...

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