What is the lesson of when you reach me?

What is the lesson of when you reach me?

When You Reach Me shows us that you can decide your own identity. This is exactly what Miranda does in Chapter 41. The biggest lesson Miranda learns is that “you can’t judge a book by its cover.” This is especially important when it comes to Julia, Marcus, and the Laughing Man.

What reading level is the book when you reach me?

When You Reach Me

Interest Level Reading Level Reading A-Z
Grades 4 – 8 Grades 3 – 8 W

What age is the book when you reach me for?

This was a GREAT STORY! I say ages 9+ because there is a few conversations that could be potentially hard to follow, and there is a death at the end that me seem disturbing.

Why did Sal stop talking Miranda?

1. Sal stopped talking to Miranda on the same day he got punched by Marcus.

When you reach me ending explained?

Ending Explained Miranda realizes that the Laughing Man was Marcus, who had come back from the future to save Sal from being hit by a truck. He had been the one writing the notes all along. She finally has a heart-to-heart conversation with Sal, who just wants some space to make new friends.

When you reach me what is it about?

It takes place on the Upper West Side of New York during 1978 and 1979 and follows the protagonist, Miranda Sinclair. She receives a strange note asking her to record future events and write down the location of her spare house key.

Is Marcus the Laughing Man?

She finally realizes the laughing man, who is actually Marcus as an old man, sent her the notes. He has come back from the future to save Sal’s life.

How much money does Miranda’s mother win on the game show?

As the novel progresses, Miranda receives three more notes with requests. The novel contains three storylines — the appearance of Miranda’s mom on the game show The $20,000 Pyramid, Miranda’s best friend Sal suddenly not talking to Miranda, and the appearance of a laughing man.

What do Miranda and Richard want Miranda’s mother to do with the prize winnings?

Practice for the speed round of the game has gone well, and hopes are getting high for Miranda’s mother to win. Miranda and her mother keep a list of things they hope to buy with winnings from the game show: a vacation, a camera, new carpeting, and a TV.

What is Miranda mom name in when you reach me?

Louisa. Louisa is Sal’s mother and lives in the same apartment building as Miranda and her mother.