Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
- Age: 8 to 11
- Grade: 3 to 6
Leo has just moved from Montreal to Toronto and hates his new school. Elsa lives in Boston, navigating her parents' divorce and her dad's relationship with a new girlfriend. The two become "pen pals" via email for a school assignment, and their lives are documented here in a funny and poignant exchange that takes place across their grade five year.
A book about friendship, haiku, and finding one's gifts.
About the author
Marco Fraticelli is the publisher of the Hexagram series of haiku books, and has edited numerous anthologies including Carpe Diem, Borealis Press / Les Éditions David.