This is one of those great, great chapter books that I only discovered because a student asked me to read it. Thanks, Yael! Jenny’s class is writing pen pal letters to a 2nd grade class, which is something she is not very excited about. What makes it worse is that her pen pal isn’t writing back to her. Jenny discovers later that her pen pal is new to the country and doesn’t speak very much English, and that is why she isn’t writing back. Check out this book to see how a sweet friendship develops between these two unlikely friends. This seems like a great read-aloud for third grade.
Here is a link to the author’s website.