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Echo

Echo

by Pam Muñoz Ryan

Lost and alone in the forbidden Black Forest, Otto meets three mysterious sisters and suddenly finds himself entwined in a puzzling quest involving a prophecy, a promise, and a harmonica.

Decades later, Friedrich in Germany, Mike in Pennsylvania, and Ivy in California each become interwoven when the very same harmonica lands in their lives, binding them by an invisible thread of destiny. All the children face daunting challenges: rescuing a father, protecting a brother, holding a family together. How their suspenseful solo stories converge in an orchestral crescendo will resound in your heart long after the last note has been struck.

Richly imagined and structurally innovative, Echo pushes the boundaries of form and shows us what is possible in how we tell stories.

Ages
10, 11, 12, 13, 14
Interest Level
Grades 5 - 9
Lexile Measure
680L
DRA
60
Guided Reading
Y
Publisher
Scholastic Inc.
Number of Pages
592
Genre
Fantasy, Historical Fiction

About the Author

Contributor Image Alt Tag Pam Muñoz Ryan Pam Muñoz Ryan is the author of the Newbery Honor winner, "Echo." She has written more than thirty acclaimed books for young readers.

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