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When You Reach Me Characters & Character Analysis

Rebecca Stead
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Characters

Miranda

Miranda is a sixth grade student living in New York City during the late 1970s. Miranda is the only child of a single mother and has had the same best friend since she was a baby. Now, however, Miranda discovers that her best friend no longer wants to be her friend for reasons he has not explained to her. This forces Miranda to make friends with girls her own age at school so that she is not forced to be alone.

As Miranda struggles to understand why her best friend no longer wants to be friends with her, she begins getting strange notes from some unknown person. Miranda puts these notes aside and ignores them, but things happen that cause her to go back and look closer at these notes. In time, Miranda comes to believe that these notes were sent to her by a person traveling in...

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When You Reach Me from BookRags and Gale's For Students Series. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
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