Publication Date: February 24, 2015
Reading Level: Lexile Measure 680L, Scholastic Guided Reading Level Y
Interest Level: Grades 3-12
Major Awards: 2016 Newbery Award * Audie Award, Middle Grade, 2016
Number of Pages: 592 pages
Approximate Word Count: 180,560 words -- The average reader will spend 12 hours and 2 minutes reading Echo at 250 words per minute.*
Audible Book Length: 10 hrs and 31 mins
Book Themes: War, Prejudice, Identity, Believing in Dreams
Genre: Fantasy, Historical, Middle Grade
Setting: Four Settings - Magical Forest; Each part is set in a new location: Friedrich in 1933-1945 Germany, Mike during the Great Depression (1930's) Pennsylvania, and Ivy in 1942
Music does not have a race or a disposition! Every instrument has a voice that contributes. Music is a universal language. A universal religion of sorts. Certainly it's my religion. Music surpasses all distinctions between people.
First Line: Otto looked up from the book.
Point of View: Third Person Point of View from Varying Perspectives
*Estimate from Reading Length