The Distance Between Me and the Cherry Tree

By Paola Peretti, Carolina Rabei (Illustrator), Denise Muir (Translator)

Fifth-grader Mafalda discovers what is important in life as she loses her sight to a degenerative disease in this thoughtful, coming-of-age novel.


Published by Atheneum Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing. Originally published in Italian in 2018 as La distanza tra me e il ciliegio.

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