A Pen Pal for Max by Gloria Rand

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A secret note wins Max a friend in a faraway country

Max doesn’t know what to expect when he slips a note into a box of grapes headed to the United States, so he is thrilled when he receives a response from a girl named Maggie. The two quickly become pen pals.

Then one day Max’s village in Chile is hit by a huge earthquake, and his school must be closed because of damages. When the school finally reopens, a surprise is waiting for Max from his faraway friends.
 

About Gloria Rand

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Gloria and Ted Rand are a husband-and-wife team who have collaborated on a number of picture books, including Mary Was a Little Lamb and A Home for Spooky. Mr. Rand has illustrated many other popular titles for children, including Knots on a Counting Rope, Here Are My Hands, and Barn Dance! The Rands live on Mercer Island in Washington State.
 
Published October 1, 2005 by Henry Holt and Co. (BYR). 32 pages
Genres: Travel, Children's Books.

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Young Max and his family live and work on Don Manuel's Chilean fruit farm.

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