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Evelyn Del Rey Is Moving Away

Evelyn Del Rey Is Moving Away

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From Newbery Medalist Meg Medina, the bittersweet story of two girls who will always be each other’s número uno, even though one is moving away.

A big truck with its mouth wide open is parked at the curb. Already it has gobbled up Evelyn’s mirror with heart stickers around the edge ... and the sofa that we bounce on to get to the moon.

Evelyn Del Rey is Daniela’s best friend. They do everything together and even live in twin apartments right across the street from each other: Daniela with her mami and hamster, and Evelyn with her mami, papi and cat. But not after today – not after Evelyn moves away. The girls play amid the moving boxes until it’s time to say goodbye, making promises to keep in touch, because they know that their friendship will always be special. The tenderness of Meg Medina’s beautifully written story about friendship and change is balanced by Sonia Sánchez’s colourful and vibrant depictions of the girls’ urban neighbourhood.

About the author

Meg Medina is the current National Ambassador of Young People’s Literature. When she’s not writing, Meg works on community projects that support girls, Latino youth, and/or literacy. She is a faculty member of Hamline University’s Masters of Fine Arts in Children’s Literature and lives with her family in Richmond, Virginia.

Award-winning illustrator, SONIA SÁNCHEZ, paints with both traditional and digital brushes using layers of texture in her work to evoke emotion and movement. Sonia lives with her husband, son, and a sleepyhead cat in a blue house near the Mediterranean Sea.

  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Hardcover ‏ : ‎ 0 pages
  • Reading age ‏ : ‎ 5 - 7 years
  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 14.1 ounces
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 10.94 x 0.39 x 9.06 inches