"Amira, look at me," Muma insists. She collects both my hands in hers. "The Janjaweed attack without warning. If ever they come - run."

Finally, Amira is 12. Old enough to wear a toob, old enough for new responsibilities. And maybe old enough to go to school in Nyala - Amira's one true dream.

But life in her peaceful Sudanese village is shattered when the Janjaweed arrive. The terrifying attackers ravage the town and unleash unspeakable horrors. After she loses nearly everything, Amira needs to dig deep within herself to find the strength to make the long journey - on foot - to safety at a refugee camp. Her days are tough at the camp, until the gift of a simple red pencil opens her mind - and all kinds of possibilities.

New York Times best-selling and Coretta Scott King Award-winning author Andrea Davis Pinkney's powerful verse tells an inspiring tale of one girl's triumph against all odds.

Genre: Children's Fiction

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Hardback Editions

November 2015 : USA Library Binding
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Title: The Red Pencil (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)
Author(s): Andrea Davis Pinkney
ISBN: 0-606-37523-6 / 978-0-606-37523-8 (USA edition)
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September 2014 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Red Pencil
Author(s): Andrea Davis Pinkney
ISBN: 0-316-24780-4 / 978-0-316-24780-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
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November 2015 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Red Pencil
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ISBN: 0-316-24782-0 / 978-0-316-24782-5 (USA edition)
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Title: The Red Pencil
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Title: The Red Pencil
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Title: The Red Pencil
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